Nick Clegg suggests county council is ‘overstaffed’

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Derbyshire County Council (DCC) was unexpectedly thrown into the national spotlight last night after Nick Clegg suggested the authority was overstaffed live on TV.

The Deputy Prime Minister claimed the EU employed fewer people than the council during a BBC debate with UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

The remark resulted in thousands of internet users talking about DCC, causing it to trend on the social networking site Twitter.


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