The Unison union, which represents many council staff, has added to the criticism of Lincolnshire County Council for its £22,000 catering bill for lunches during full council meetings.
Spokesperson Helen Stokes says some of her members are having to use food banks and spending such as this is astonishing.
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The Met Office issue wind and rain warnings for the region for the next 24-48 hours
Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east