A council spent £100 on oatcakes served at a ceremony honouring Robbie Williams, it has been revealed.

Williams was presented with the Freedom of Stoke-on-Trent at the city’s Town Hall in July.

A Freedom of Information request found £100 was spent on catering after the singer requested guests be provided with cheese and bacon oatcakes.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.