Cllr Paul Bettison hits back following big backlash over leader's expenses
Published: 4 Jul 2013 09:006 comments
THE leader of Bracknell Forest Council has hit back at public criticism of the £3,500 he claimed in expenses on food and drink, following the News's exclusive story last week.
However, it has also been revealed Cllr Bettison is paid £21,000 plus allowances for his work with the Local Government Alliance.
Cllr Bettison said: "Expenses are not income, it's to put you back financially where you were."
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