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Councillors who miss meetings are named

posted 25 Jun 2009, 04:53 by David Rintoul   [ updated 31 Oct 2009, 13:30 ]

A councillor today admitted he had been shamed after the Evening News found he had missed a third of his City Chambers meetings.

Councillor Charles Dundas, who juggles his civic duties with working as a full-time campaigns officer for the Liberal Democrats, is expected to attend an average of two meetings a week – but has missed 52 in the past two years.

He was found to have the worst attendance record at the City Chambers after an Evening News investigation.

Click here to see councillor's attendance

A series of other councillors, including Conservative Cameron Rose and Labour's Eric Milligan, also missed around one in five of their scheduled meetings, though many often send substitutes.

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