Taxpayers will be astonished that so many council employees are still getting such a generous deal while everyone else in the public sector is facing a pay freeze.
TheTown Hall Rich List shows that while councils insist cuts can only mean pressure on frontline services, some clearly have cash in the bank when itcomes to paying their own senior staff.
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