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Poll: Council’s new lights

15:02 18 December 2012

LED lighting.

LED lighting.


A district council has agreed to spend more than £75,000 on fitting new LED lights in its offices.

Mid Suffolk District Council’s executive committee voted unanimously in favour of the proposal yesterday.

The council will contribute almost £20,000 to the cost, with more than £55,000 coming from a loan.

The new lights, which require no ongoing maintenance, are expected to save the council £80,000 over the next 15 years.

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  • If I believed for a second that a robust and accurate cost benefit analysis had been done, I'd say yes. So 'no'.

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    Erm, Why?

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