Tonight's Evening Standard highlights profligate spending by Tory H&F council on comics, weather forecasts, 'free running' and meetings at the Old Ship pub.
Jokes about piss-ups in breweries come to mind. Given free weather forecasts are widely available on the net and the fact that the council failed to grit the roads in advance of last winter's snow storms, perhaps councillors have been reading the comics down the pub. Or is the Old Ship part of the Tories' accommodation strategy?
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