Cllr Milan Radulovic is stepping down as the Labour leader of Broxtowe Borough Council after being accused of receiving an overpayment in his incapacity benefit of £45,511. The allegation is that the overpayment arose because he did not declare council allowances as earnings.

Cllr Radulovic has agreed to "step aside for a short while" at the request of the his coalition partners, the Lib Dems.

His case will be heard at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on March 16.