Row over council ‘propaganda’ magazine which costs taxpayers £36,500 a year

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A taxpayer-funded council magazine is still in circulation despite a call for it to be scrapped due to its £36,500 cost and claims of bias towards the ruling Conservatives.

The Aylesbury Vale Times goes out to households in the Vale three times a year at the cost of £12,000 per issue, but the Conservatives quashed efforts from the opposition to shelve it at last night’s Aylesbury Vale District Council meeting.

Cllr Phil Yerby, of UKIP, said: “We’re supposed to be saving money, but we’re paying out £36,500 a year for this?”

 

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