Budget and priorities consultation 2014/15

  1. Outcome
  2. Priorities
  3. Council Tax
  4. Investment (You are here)
  5. Economic growth
  6. Savings


Resources are being put in place to ensure children's services meet the standards expected.

  • The children's safeguarding budget will be ring-fenced. An extra £824,000 allocated into children's services to;
  1. £234,000 for the development of outreach youth work based provision. This is to engage with young people at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation
  2. £390,000 for more social workers to make sure children at risk are seen by Children’s Services as fast as possible
  3. £200,000 extra support for Child Sexual Exploitation victims and survivors
  • Feedback from residents states they want their local area to be clean and smart
  • An extra £200,000 investment in street cleansing services across the borough
  • An extra investment of £5 million to improve roads and fix pot holes over the next two years

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