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Douglas Council defends pay increases

Fri, 26 Apr 2013

David Christian
David Christian

The leader of Douglas Council has defended the decision to give councillors a pay rise insisting they are different from other local authorities.

David Christian was commenting following criticism from other authorities in recent weeks.

The Department of Infrastructure asked for views on whether members should get more money for attending meetings and travelling expenses.

Mr Christian says the demands and responsibility on Douglas councillors far outweigh that of neighbouring commissioners.

He says there’s some significant points to consider:

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