Avon & Somerset force will investigate Caerphilly Council pay

Avon and Somerset Police says it has been asked to follow up a report which labelled pay rises made to senior members of staff at Caerphilly Council "unlawful."

We can confirm that Avon and Somerset Police has been asked to review a Wales Audit Office’s auditor’s report on Caerphilly County Borough Council. We will be liaising with the CPS on this matter.

– Avon and Somerset Police

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