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Northamptonshire County Council faces "severe financial challenge"

Northamptonshire County Council has been forced to impose emergency spending controls after warning that it faces a "severe financial challenge".

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Calls for mass resignations at cash strapped Northamptonshire Council

Protestors outside Northamptonshire County Council

There are fresh calls tonight for mass resignations at cash strapped Northamptonshire council as the financial crisis starts putting public services at risk.

The Council has already banned almost all new spending and agreed to sell off its recently built headquarters.

The authority is looking to cut around 30 million pounds from next year's budget, but today's vote on the spending plan had to be postponed after auditors said the sums didn't add up.

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