Are these gifts charitable

First published in Letters

On page 7 of last Saturday’s Argus, another councillor made a generous donation. Is this money out of his own pocket or out of community charge funds?

R Bigham, Pontypool

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4:05pm Fri 21 Sep 12

On the inside says...

The Community Charge was abolished years ago, but you are right to question the donation. It is quite wrong for individual councillors to be given spending authority over any amounts that soley benefit the areas they seek re-election in.
The Community Charge was abolished years ago, but you are right to question the donation. It is quite wrong for individual councillors to be given spending authority over any amounts that soley benefit the areas they seek re-election in. On the inside
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