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North Northamptonshire Council spends more than £14k on one meeting
North Northamptonshire Council is shelling out £14,400 + VAT to hold its first meeting at the Kettering Conference Centre next week.
Government rules, which mean councils are no longer able to hold virtual meetings, have …