Everyone ‘will be affected’ by council’s cuts

Senior North Somerset councillors have been criticised for their ‘dismal reign’ after multi-million-pound budget cuts were announced.

The Independent, Labour and Liberal Democrat factions within the council have hit out at North Somerset’s emergency measures to slash £4.5million off 2016-17’s budget.

Savings will be achieved through a raft of measures including rescheduling non-essential repairs and a freeze on vacancies. A larger than expected bill for adult social care, coupled with Government funding cuts, have been blamed.

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