(l-r) Arif Ansari and Michael Jones
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Cheshire East council leader Michael Jones challenged over tweets

Council staff composed and posted tweets in the name of the Conservative council leader, it has emerged.

Michael Jones approved messages written by Cheshire East Council's media team - which is required to be politically neutral - and staff then posted them.

Mr Jones was challenged over the tweets on North West Tonight by BBC North West political editor Arif Ansari.

  • 07 Jan 2015
  • From the section England