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Guess who could be sleeping rough next!

07 March, 2019

Cartoon by John Sadler

• WHAT an extra-ordinary business. Our borough has such high property prices that even the highest-paid boss of the Town Hall cannot afford to live in the borough that he or she administers.

And that information comes from the retiring chief Mike Cooke, (The chief executive who turned down a fat cat pay rise, February 28).

How long before some of the burgeoning number of empty shop doorways are set aside to be allocated as sleeping bag pitches for the most senior council department heads?



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