Budget and priorities consultation 2014/15

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

Investment

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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