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No extra money for strike costs - Bell

Any extra costs incurred by the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure during the bus strike will have to be found out of existing budgets.

That's the warning from Chief Minister Allan Bell, who says there is no spare cash available.

The cost to the DCCL of covering last week's, and any future, industrial action by bus drivers is unclear at the moment.

Mr Bell says any extra expense will be added to the savings already being sought:

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