Tag: budget cuts

Consultation launches on Council’s budget proposals

Public consultation on Leeds City Council’s annual budget proposals to deliver an estimated further £58.4 million savings, alongside an additional £7.4 million of already agreed savings, in the next financial year has now begun. The 2024/25 budget proposals show how the council intends to address the funding gap including a proposed

Building closures, rising charges and staff cuts as Council tries to balance budget

The closure of Thwaite Watermill museum in Stourton and new car parking charges at Middleton Park, service and staffing reductions and price increases are among wide-ranging changes being proposed as Leeds City Council sets out its annual budget plans for next year. The council has published its initial budget proposals

Council faces £50m funding gap this year

Stark impact of coronavirus on council’s budget outlined to executive board Proposals to tackle Leeds City Council’s significant budget shortfall, which has risen sharply due to the continued costs of coronavirus, are set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. As part of a meeting of the executive board on

Comment: Could community ownership save Middleton Park Golf Course?

So Middleton Golf Course faces closure as Leeds City Council seeks to make more than £50 million in savings. The official line from on high is that the council has already made £145m in savings over the past two years and yet more are needed. Council leader Keith Wakefield says