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Council makes £10 million savings to deliver a balanced budget

Plymouth City Council is having to manage big reductions in its funding and further rises in the cost of providing social care services as it tries to balance its budget for 2018/19. A report to the Cabinet on 13 February says the Council has seen a huge reduction in its revenue support grant in recent […]

Council makes further savings towards setting a balanced budget

Plymouth City Council has nearly halved a projected £4.7 million gap in its budget for next year. The gap in funding to deliver more than 300 local services in 2018/19 has been reduced to £2.6 million over the last few months after services identified further savings and efficiencies and new income. Work is still ongoing […]

Plymouth residents urged to give feedback on budget plans this week

Plymouth residents have until Sunday (15 October) to give their views on the City Council’s plans to set a budget to deliver hundreds of local services next year. The City Council needs to set a budget for 2018/19 that enables it to deliver hundreds of local services with less money. Funding for councils is reducing […]

Council on target to deliver a balanced budget despite pressures

Plymouth City Council is on track to deliver a balanced budget for 2016/17 despite having to deliver £21.2 million savings, its Cabinet member for Finance says. Councillor Ian Darcy says the Council is committed to balancing the books and so far has identified £19.2 million of savings, leaving £1.9 million to find before a 2017/18 […]