"It's time to innovate and modernise our Council"
Councils in the North of England continue to face the brunt of Government cuts, these cuts come at a time of increasing social care demands from an ageing population.
The consequences are that even if we put up Council tax then the amount of money the Council has to spend will still be reduced.
Even with a 3 per cent Council tax rise and a 3 per cent Social Care precept we still need to find £1.8m cuts in the first year going up to £6m worth of cuts in the second year of our budget.
The cuts are unfair, but complaining about them and waving placards and protesting will only get us so far.... read more
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