Peterborough City Council’s revealed details of its budget proposals for the next three financial years.
The authority’s looking to close a gap in funding which has been reducing since the Government introduced austerity measures in 2010.
With demand for services including housing and care support increasing the council’s now moving to outline a plan for what it’s describing as essential costs.
People are able to view and comment on the proposals by visiting the council’s website – www.peterborough.gov.uk/budget. Hard copies of the consultation document will also be available from the receptions of the Town Hall, Bayard Place and all city libraries.
The consultation will close on Thursday 30 November 2017. Cabinet will consider comments on Monday 4 December and Full Council will debate the phase one proposals on Wednesday 13 December 2017.
A further phase of proposals will be published in January which will detail further savings required to deliver a balanced budget and any changes in funding which have been announced by the government in the Local Government Settlement between now and Christmas.