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Statement by County Councillor Greg Peck

” You will have seen reports in the media that at the Council Meeting at County Hall on Monday, the council voted to increase members allowances. Unfortunately I was not present to cast my vote. However, on finding out the result I immediately wrote to the Head of Democratic Services at Norfolk County Council to inform him that I will not be taking the increase. I could not in all conscience take this increase, however justified, when we are having to make large savings in the budget.

The independent review did recognise that Councillor Allowances at Norfolk County Council are in the lowest percentile nationwide and that it would require a substantial increase to bring them up to even the national average. However, they recommended that a higher increase should take place in two years’ time”


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