and deals with £17m overspend by previous Tory/Lib Dem administration.
£600,000 to improve property conditions in the private sector
£1.5 million for a new house building programme
£4 million for LED street lighting
£2 million more for highways – over and above Government funding
£365,000 to tackle anti social behaviour
“Our budget is responsible, sustainable and delivers social justice” Cllr Phil Davies, Council Leader
CUT in car parking charges
EXTRA funding to tackle anti social behaviour
NO CLOSING of libraries; children’s centres or One Stop Shops
MORE MONEY for social services and homelessness
Proposals to go to full Council meeting on 24 February.
Full details here
Following the massive consultation with local residents and community organisations the Labour leadership of Wirral Council will submit its full budget proposals for 2015/16 – which include all of the above – to a meeting of the full council on 24 February.
Phil Davies, Council Leader, has called for the proposed increase to be scrapped and has spoken to other Labour local authority leaders on Merseyside. A decision is due to be made on Friday.