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Derby, UK
Wednesday, 5th August 2020

Budget speech 2017 – Read it in full

Madam Mayor – for the last three years I’ve stood before you, on behalf of the Labour Administration, and talked about how the city's public services have been badly affected by austerity. I don’t feel the need to do that again. I believe it’s how...

Budget Consultation – an insight into the challenges of funding adult social care

Growing demand for adult social care is one of the biggest challenges facing Derby today. As the city's population ages, more and more people need support with dementia and other complex needs – and it is the Council's responsibility to decide what support people need...

Budget Consultation – salary increase explained

Council House
Now that our budget is open for consultation, a question has arisen about pay increases when we are proposing to lose 65 FTE in the next financial year. This is a good question, so to put the record straight, salary increases for most Councils including...

Explaining the Council’s Finances

Council House
The Council is now consulting about our budget. All local authorities are required by law to produce a balanced budget each year. It's a complex business which has to take many different factors into account. In 2017/18, the Council will have around £220m to spend...

2017/18 Budget Consultation launched

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The Council has launched consultation on its new budget, which reveals a continuing need for major savings – but also significant investment in some areas. As a result of continuing cuts in government funding, the Council must make savings of £15m in 2017/18 to balance...