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A spokeswoman for Cornwall Council said it had received no formal notification of Collin Brewer's intention to resign, despite reports that the independent councillor has quit his job.
Cllr Brewer faced calls to go yesterday after it emerged he had suggested that disabled children "should be put down" to save money.
Local councillor Collin Brewer said he will consider his position after it emerged he said children with disabilities "should be put down" to save money.
Jon Kay is the west of England correspondent for BBC News:
Model Katie Price has attacked the "shameful ignorance" of a local councillor who said that disabled children "should be put down" to save money.
Jordan's first son Harvey was born blind and has autism.
Cllr Collin Brewer said disabled children should be 'put down' to save Cornwall Council money.
A spokesman for disabled charity Scope described Cllr Collin Brewer's outburst as "outrageous".
Disability Cornwall today led the calls for Mr Brewer's resignation.
Theresa Court, advice services manager, said:
A councillor who said disabled children "should be put down" to save money has apologised - but refused to resign, claiming he "did nothing wrong".
Collin Brewer has complied with standards board orders to apologise but says he has no intention of resigning.
He told the BBC:
Cornwall councillor Collin Brewer insists he will not resign, after he said disabled children should be 'put down' to save the council money.
Mr Brewer, 68, is an independent councillor for Wadebridge East and made the comment to a Disability Cornwall member at County Hall in Truro in 2011. He has apologised for his remarks and says he has received no calls to resign.