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Kent Social Care cut by £19m

County Hall, where the announcements are being made Photo: Meridian

VIDEO: general shots of County Hall, where the cutbacks are being announced. There will nearly £19m of cuts to Adult Social Care funding in Kent. That's a 5.3% reduction on current spending. There will be £3m of cuts to Children's Services. And 500 more jobs will go at KCC, some through restructure and natural wastage. It is part of a 3-4 year plan to lose 1500 jobs. KCC is planning a freeze on council tax for third year running. A public consultation starts today.