The leader of the Nottinghamshire County Council Conservative group and former council leader Kay Cutts, has issued this statement in response to the announcement 800 jobs are being axed at Nottinghamshire County Council as part of its budget savings.
“This is a budget the Labour administration tried to keep hidden before the County Election.
They knew they would have to find at least £133 million in savings if they gained control, yet they made extravagant spending plans they could not afford and it is the public who now pay the price.”
– Cllr Kay Cutts, Leader of the Nottinghamshire County Council Conservative Group
“Despite this, highways spending is being slashed, a false economy which will see insurance claims increase.
Our youth services are also being attacked with 8 centres and several mobile services closing and people in Fiskerton and Langar will lose the Waste Recycling Centres we protected.