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Ms Cameron has promised to repay the worth of deepest journeys

Edinburgh Metropolis Council’s vice finance chief is to step down following criticism she claimed practically £1,500 in taxi fares.

Lezley Marion Cameron’s trips represented 23% of the £6,524 councillors‘ taxi bill since Could just 2017.

The claims incorporated trips to the cinema, which the Labour councillor insisted had been linked to her work.

Cammy Day, deputy council leader and Labour community leader, confirmed Ms Cameron would budge away her submit.

He stated: Cllr Cameron will be stepping down from her feature in finance and we will most likely be working alongside with her to search out a feature proper to her many skills and experiences.“

Ms Cameron, the authority’s vice convener of finance and resources, has stated she’s going to pay inspire charges for any deepest journeys.

The councillor has also been selected to fight the next frequent election for the Edinburgh Pentlands constituency.

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