Media Watch – Feb 25

By on 25/02/2011 in Media Watch

Birmingham City Council Stories

Council where six bosses earn more than PM (Daily Mail) Repeat of story in Birmingham Mail yesterday that six council officials have packages worth more than the PM's basic salary. Tax payers alliance criticises.

Council top brass face axe (Birmingham Mail) Council is to cut its senior management team by 30% as authority defends pay structure and levels for Chief Executive and senior officers.

Young Tory star was tipped for the top (Birmingham Mail) Commentary on Cllr Colin Hughes being absent from meetings and most of his council duties and apparently refusing to stand down while still claiming £16,000 per year allowance.

Legal threat over Tesco store (Birmingham Mail) Lawyers working with Tesco on plans for a new Moseley store said to be threatening council with costly legal action if it continues to refuse planning application.

Plan to rescue town centres (Birmingham Mail) Birmingham's town centre managers have been rescued for a further six months thanks to new funding secured by Cllr Huxtable.

Regional Headlines

Phillip Hammond visits Birmingham to promote the case for HS2 ahead of public consultation launch

Birmingham City and fans preparing for the League Cup Final at the weekend

National Headlines

Libyan rescue efforts continue

Warning defence cuts will harm UK ability to operate overseas

Irish polls open

Tags: , , , ,


If you enjoyed this article, subscribe now to receive more just like it.