Consultation over £154m cuts

Nottinghamshire County Council is set to slash 800 jobs amid sweeping budget cuts - and plan to increase council tax to pay for some of the savings needed. A public consultation over the plans is now to be launched.

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Notts County Council consult public over cuts

Nottinghamshire County Council says it needs to make £154 million in cuts over the next 3 years Credit: ITV News Central

People living in Nottinghamshire can have their say from Wednesday on the planned cuts by the county council.

It needs to save 154 million pounds over the next three years. Its plans to achieve that are now out to public consultation.

Around 800 jobs are being cut at the local authority as part of the cutbacks, as well as cuts to adult social care, budgets for libraries and leisure services and also young people.

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