Fire service adviser paid £53,000

Press Association
Disturbances across the UK
Disturbances across the UK

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A former senior Government adviser received more than £50,000 of taxpayers' cash while on a zero hours contract, new figures show.

Sir Ken Knight collected £53,635 while carrying out a major independent review into England's fire authorities and for also offering advice in his remaining weeks as the Government's chief fire and rescue adviser.