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Sheffield Labour party under attack over £60,000 Council spin doctor

Sheffield Labour party under attack over £60,000 Council spin doctor

Sheffield City Council have been blasted for advertising for a Council spin doctor on a staggering £60,000 salary. The Labour-run Council are currently recruiting a new Head of Communications advertised at a salary of £54,250 – £58,225. The appointment has provoked controversy as Labour politicians continue to claim that they cannot find funding to keep […]

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Sheffielders fail to follow as taxes blown on facebook and twitter

Local taxpayers were left stunned as new figures revealed the level of funding Sheffield City Council pours into twitter, facebook and other social media accounts. Newly released figures have shown that Council staff are paid to manage a total of forty-six different social media accounts on behalf of Council departments. The figures also showed that […]

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Councillors demand report on plans that could save services millions

Councillors demand report on plans that could save services millions

Councillors on Sheffield City Council are demanding a report into plans to share services between South Yorkshire councils, which could save local taxpayers millions of pounds. Calls from opposition Liberal Democrats for local councils to save more money by sharing services will be put to a crucial vote at the next meeting of Sheffield City […]

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Demands council publish secret review as £385,000 trade union bill revealed

Demands council publish secret review as £385,000 trade union bill revealed

Demands have grown for Sheffield City Council to publish a secret review of trade union subsides, as a freedom of information request has revealed that the Council continues to pay £385,000 a year for full time trade union officials. The figures were released today by opposition councillors who want to see funding prioritised instead for […]

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Tenants’ 6.2% rent bombshell pays for £2 million IT bill

Tenants’ 6.2% rent bombshell pays for £2 million IT bill

Council tenants across Sheffield were left outraged as it transpired that their inflation-busting rent hike will be blown on a £2 million council IT bill. The £2.1 million IT bill, which was agreed by the Council’s Labour Cabinet yesterday, includes the purchase of 300 laptops or i-pad-style tablets for council staff. The revelation follows a […]

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