Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe

Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe
 

A council dubbed the "worst-run in the country" is under investigation over allegations it used millions of pounds ring-fenced for public health to prop up other services.
Northamptonshire County Council is in talks with Public Health England about the possible "claw-back" of up to £10m.
It comes after the authority voted for almost £40m in budget cuts.
Conservative council leader Heather Smith said the "money may have been spent in adult social care".
She added: "It is debatable whether that was a public health need or not."
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12 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 53
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