Council Award Ceremonies

September 30, 2011 7:00 AM

With pressure on the budgets of local authorities and council tax having doubled over the past decade, councils need to do all they can to control unnecessary spending and deliver better value for money. 

The TaxPayers' Alliance has compiled the first systematic list of award ceremonies hosted or attended by councils across the UK during the financial year 2010-11, revealing that the ceremonies are often lavish and attendance costs thousands of pounds.

Click here to read the report

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