BBC News - Aberdeen City Council committee backs pay delay plan:
Page last updated at 15:22 GMT, Thursday, 17 June 2010 16:22 UK
A plan to withhold part of an annual salary rise this year for staff at Aberdeen City Council has been backed.
A consultation with staff and unions has been ongoing for the past three months, and officials have recommended withholding the incremental rise.
Members of the finance committee voted 10 to four in favour, but it was deferred to the full council on 30 June.
The local authority is looking at ways of saving £4.5m.
The afternoon meeting followed a lunchtime union protest at the town house.
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