The Mayor of Bristol says he will donate £12,000 of his pay to a trust fund to help those affected by the council's budget cuts. Yesterday, councillors voted to pay George Ferguson a salary of almost £66,000. Mr Ferguson wants to be paid in the city's own currency, Bristol pounds.
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