Council admits £22k lunch bill

Lincolnshire County Council has admitted spending £22,000 on lunches for councillors attending meetings since 2009.

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Taxpayers' Alliance criticises lunch bill at Lincolnshire County Council

The Taxpayers' Alliance has criticised Lincolnshire County Council for spending around £17 per head on lunches for its councillors when they attend full council meetings.

Spokesman Robert Oxley says local authorities are supposed to be saving money and questions whether they can be trusted to get services right if they can't make the right decisions on lunches.

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