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Scarlett Not from where I am sitting, we are busy trying to find more ways of cutting government expenditure and that includes our staff whose job it is to come up with the solutions. As for the airport, there were cheaper options but some of them were unacceptable to the CAA who oversea improvements at regional airports. Using local companies was an issue I raised at the time the contract was awarded, however it was considered to be a decision of the main contractor on how much would be given to local companies. There is no doubt that there was not any company on the island that could have done the airport contract on its own and you cannot argue that Lagan do not have huge experience of building and refurbishing airports. They are also, by all accounts doing a very good job.