Bristol Mayor George Ferguson's annual salary agreed
- 15 January 2013
- From the section Bristol
Councillors in Bristol have agreed on the annual salary the Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson will receive in office.
They voted in favour of a recommendation by an independent panel for Mr Ferguson to receive £65,738, the same salary as an MP.
Mr Ferguson abstained from the vote saying he would accept whatever was decided by councillors.
Following the vote, he said he will pay £12,000 a year into a trust fund to help Bristolians affected by the cuts.