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Council boss asked to pay 'unlawful' money back

The Chief Executive of Pembrokeshire County Council will be asked to pay back thousands of pounds, after the Wales Audit Office ruled payment arrangements were unlawful.

An extraordinary meeting of the council today voted to write to Chief Executive Bryn Parry Jones, and a second senior official, asking them to repay a total of £45,606.

Bryn Parry Jones remains in his job at Pembrokeshire Council currently.

Pension contributions were paid directly to them so they could avoid tax.

Wales Audit Office also criticised Carmarthenshire County Council over pensions arrangements for its Chief Executive, when it published the findings of its investigation in January.

Under-threat Ocean Lab 'means a lot, to a lot of people'

There are fears that a popular tourist attraction in Pembrokeshire could be under threat.

The Ocean Lab at Goodwick is home to a cafe, tourist information centre and a charity.

The county council says its future needs to be looked at as a marina development nearby has just been given the go-ahead.

Locals believe the Ocean Lab could be shut down well before the marina is built to save the council money.

Our West Wales Reporter Kevin Ashford went to meet them.

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