Category Archives: Finance

Wokingham Tories Vote Themselves a Massive 9% Increase in Allowances and Expenses

At last night’s Wokingham Borough council meeting at Shute End, Tory councillors unanimously voted themselves a massive 9% increase in allowances and extra opportunities to claim expenses. Councillors Stephen Conway (Deputy Leader of the Lib Dem Councillor Group and councillor of Twyford ward) said, “The Lib Dems all voted against any increase. We believe that […]

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Berkshire Tories Vote Themselves A Massive 450% Pay Increase

Tory Councillors on the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority voted themselves a massive 450% pay increase last week. The Fire Authority is made up of 24 councillors from Councils across Berkshire, a majority of whom are Conservatives, and oversees the running of the Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service, with the average councillor putting in about […]

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Wokingham Tories Attack Lib Dems For Calling For Resignation Of Anthony Pollock, Tory Executive Member For Council Budgets

At a stormy meeting of Wokingham Borough Council at the Shute End council offices last night, Tory councillors mounted a series of attacks on the leader of the opposition, Councillor Prue Bray (Leader of the Lib Dem group and councillor for Winnersh ward) for suggesting that Conservative councillor, Anthony Pollock, should resign from the Tory […]

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