DISTRICT councillor Steve Hayward will not be resigning, West Oxfordshire District Council has confirmed.

A spokesman for the council said he has notified the authority that he will not be resigning but will take a 90 per cent cut in this allowance.

Mr Hayward moved to Thailand last June and continues to act as district councillor for Ducklington.

He says he is capable to fulfilling the role through email, telephone and Skype.