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ScotGov: Councillors will no longer be paid to serve on the boards of arms length organisations under new regulations published recently. Finance Secretary, John Swinney, has amended regulations to stop councils allowing a body within its control, such as arms length organisations, to pay councillors.  The regulations come into force on July 1 2011 subject to Parliamentary approval.  Councillors will still be able to claim for associated expenses.
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