Government criticises councillors' pay rise

The government has criticised Cornwall councillors for voting themselves a pay rise of almost 20%. The increase in May will take their total allowance to £14,600. Our presenter Cordelia Lynch interviewed John Glen who works for the Local Government Minister Eric Pickles about the move.


Pay Rise For Cornwall Councillors

Councillors on Cornwall Council have voted to give themselves a 20% rise in their basic allowances.