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Euro 2016 – full coverage

John Monaghan

THE eleven new super councils spent £11 million more on staff in their first year than in the final year of the previous 26 combined, with one MLA describing the rising bill as "nonsensical." Only four of the new councils reduced staff numbers, with the remaining seven councils all increasing their employee intake.



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