But Minister says that's better than same period in 2020
The Villa Marina complex was running more than £266,000 over budget as of the last month of 2022.
That's according to the Education, Sport & Culture Minister who was asked today about government efforts to minimise costs at the venue.
However, Julie Edge says that figure is better than the same month for 2020.
She explains one of the possible reasons for the challenges facing events last year: