The Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis has backed the Taxpayers Alliance. He says it's essential that councils get a grip on pay to ensure a fair deal for the taxpayers in their counties and in their districts.
He says local councils still have massive scope to cut costs to protect front line
services, and that the Local Government pay juggernaut must be halted.
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A wild night is in store for anyone who wants to join the animals at Marwell Zoo for a sunset party.
Tuesday morning's forecast for the east of the region
Tuesday morning's forecast for the west of the region