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Douglas Council spent £60k on Christmas lights in 2023

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 16:54

By Local Democracy Reporter - Emma Draper

The figure was confirmed at today's public meeting

Douglas Council spent an estimated £60,000 on fitting Christmas lights and decorations in December. 

The figure was given by Chair of the Environmental Committee Falk Horning in response to a written question at today's public meeting (14 February). 

Councillor Horning confirmed the local authority's staff worked 1500 hours and claimed 498 hours in overtime. 

15 to 20 percent of the lights weren't fitted compared to 2022. 

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