Ukip Suspends Councillor Who Claimed Gay Marriage Caused Flooding

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Ukip councillor has been suspended by his party after a homophobic rant in a local newspaper blew up into a media storm. The former UKIP Council...

The Misbehaving Council Staff Costing Taxpayers Millions

Emma Boon | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Politics
Emma Boon

Hundreds of working years are being lost at local councils in the Midlands thanks to suspensions for allegedly misbehaving council staff. This isn't good for taxpayers, the council or the individuals involved. Local authorities must ensure that action is taken and suspensions are dealt with swiftly and cases don't drag on, leaving taxpayers picking up the bill for staff who are off work for long periods and temps to cover their absence.