An agreement has been reached on a set of service redesign proposals that meet our criteria.
The council is about half way through the consultation on an allowances system for staff across the council which is fair, consistent and affordable and to this end we are continuing to talk to both our unions.
Due to the scale of the disruption it will take some time to clear the backlog. We would ask that residents bear with us. We will be providing regular updates as the clear up progresses.
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