Council Staff Sickness Levels "Unacceptably High"
Northampton Borough Council says the numbers of their workers taking sick leave is unacceptably high. Staff at NBC each took almost 12 days sick last year, compared to 7 days at other local authorities in Northamptonshire. Stuart talks to Councillor Alan Bottwood, the Cabinet member responsible for finance at NBC, to Robert Oxley from the Taxpayers Alliance, & to Wendy Wenham from the Are You Being Served? cafe on St Giles Street in Northampton.
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