Tory councillor storms out of heated meeting over £9m cuts to local authority

A Conservative councillor stormed out of a meeting after his party was blamed for the financial issues and cuts local authorities face after 10 years of austerity.

At a Sefton Council cabinet meeting on Thursday, February 13, members heard the potential financial risks the local authority may face in setting next years budget.

According to the council it needs to save £9.1m to set a balanced budget for 2020/21 and at least a further £22.83m for the following two...
source: Liverpool Echo

2020-02-16 17:29
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