Councillor is still doing elected tasks

Dear Sir, — Shock, horror! What appalling news. Young man works for his living. It’s right up there with “no one hurt in small earthquake”.
Concern has been voiced that his new job takes Coun George Hayes away from Congleton for several nights a week. His job is with Peterborough and Cambridge Council, which is a unitary authority.
From the level of outrage that has been manufactured, one would imagine that this bloke is away for months at a stretch. That, suitably attired in a pith helmet and clutching a bumbershoot, he has to travel to distant continents.

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