City Council agrees £100m cuts

Newcastle city councillors have approved a package of cuts which will save 100 million pounds over the next three years.

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Hundreds expected to attend final council cuts meeting

Hundreds previously turned out to protest proposed cuts by Newcastle City Council Credit: ITV News

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the final council budget talks taking place at Newcastle Council today.

Proposals to save 100 million pounds over the next three years will be discussed by the full council.

Newcastle City Council is set to make savings of 100 million pounds Credit: ITV News

Sunderland Council, who also need to save 37 million pounds over the next year, will also meet today.

Both councils are proposing a freeze on council tax but have had to make savings elsewhere.

Sunderland City Council must also make savings of millions of pounds Credit: ITV News

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