Budget proposals released

Cumbria County Council has launched a consultation on proposals for the 2013/14 budget. Cumbrians are being urged to give their views on proposals that could see the county council save £18million next year.

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Council cuts proposed

Cumbria County Council has warned of job losses and service cuts as it faces an 'unprecedented' reduction in its budget.

The council might have to make savings of up to £50 million over the next 2 years, to add to the £60 million it's already cut. A public consultation has been launched.

Councillor Stewart young is the Deputy leader of the County Council:

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