Thursday, 23 December 2010

Cash cuts for councils announced

From the Reading Chronicle:

READING faces the second biggest cut to council finances in Berkshire - and the biggest in cash terms.

The cut in the council’s ‘revenue spending power’, taking into account all the various grants from Government, the council tax freeze and a new scheme in which NHS funding has been redirected towards social care, is £6.2m next year, or 4.26%.  Read full article here.