VIDEO - Milton Keynes councillor dismisses resignation demands: “I don’t want to waste taxpayers’ money”

A councillor who allowed a convicted rapist to drive a city taxi says there is “little point” resigning as it would be a waste of taxpayers’ money.

Councillor Stuart Burke made the claim at last night’s full council meeting when he was asked to resign by a member of the public.

Councillor Stuart Burke

Councillor Stuart Burke

If the Lib Dem was to resign before the second week of November, a by-election for his Emerson Valley ward seat would be held.

Mr Burke said he had “no intention” of resigning as he is up for re-election in six months anyway.

> Watch his answer to the question in the video above.