Council Award Ceremonies
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.
12:01 AM 27, Feb 2017 Alex Wild
12:01 AM 27, Feb 2017 Dia Chakravarty
12:07 PM 24, Feb 2017 The TaxPayers' Alliance
12:01 AM 20, Feb 2017 Tom Banks
12:01 AM 20, Feb 2017 The TaxPayers' Alliance
12:16 PM 19, Feb 2017 Tom Banks