Thursday 19 January 2017

It's astonishing nobody made call to cut conferences despite squeeze on finances

Published 02/06/2014 | 02:30

IT seems astonishing that in a time of recession, our city and county councillors never saw fit to call a halt to the spending on conferences and 'training'.

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Instead of keeping libraries open, some elected members felt money was better spent learning how to use basic IT programmes.

As road maintenance budgets were falling, councillors were travelling across the country on the crumbling network to talk shop with their colleagues.

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