Cornwall Council hired taxis to transport tea and coffee between offices, it has admitted.
The authority, which is making £110 million of cuts this year, used the cabs to run refreshments from the County Hall canteen to Carrick House less than a mile away.
Independent councillor Andrew Wallis said: "This is another spectacular own goal. On the one hand we are cutting back on public services but on the other we can afford to have tea and coffee chauffeured around.
My Comment: I'll drink to that!
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