The Daily Record report:

A Freedom of Information request submitted by the Observer has revealed that 83 of the Apple tablets have been bought by the council in the last two years.

In total, £29,628.47 has been spent on the devices for councillors and officers, an average of around £360 per device.

The iPads have been issued to all elected members and a further 61 council managers, with 29 purchased in the current financial year and 54 bought in the financial year 2012/13.

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