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Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council,

Do St Helens Council make any deductions from the allowances paid to Labour Councillors, and the sums deducted sums paid to either the local labour group, a regional labour group or national labour party.

Yours faithfully,

mike ashworth

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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St.Helens Council, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Hello

 

apologies for the delay in responding.

Labour Councillors make contributions to a Labour Fund via a bank mandate
but where that money goes to is not held by the Council.

You will need to contact the Labour Office directly to see where that
funding goes.

many thanks

Joanne Griffiths

Democratic Services Manager

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