Council’s £114k credit card bill

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MORE than £114,000 was put on credit cards by Daventry District Council (DDC) staff over a three year period.

The £114,650 bill includes £4,244 on hotels, £23,583 on legal costs, and £526 on travel, but the council stressed all the payments were necessary and monitored.

The amount puts the council 39th out of 185 authorities according to the Daily Telegraph which requested information on credit card spends over £500.

For more on this story, see this week’s Daventry Express.