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'Skype councillor' works from Thailand

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A district councillor from England is continuing to represent his constituents even though he lives in Thailand. 

Steve Hayward moved to Khao Lak in Phangnga in June last year but says Skype and e-mail allow him to keep in touch with events in Oxfordshire, the Oxford Mail reported.

Mr Hayward said earlier that he would resign after moving to Thailand but has since changed his mind.

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