Tag: budget cuts

Consultation launches on Council’s budget proposals

Public consultation on Leeds City Council’s annual budget proposals to deliver an estimated £69.8million savings in the next financial year has now begun. The 2023/24 budget proposals include a proposed council tax increase of 4.99%, with two per cent of that earmarked for Adult Social Care funding.We reported in more detail

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