Leeds City Council - Archive (budget)

2018
08
March
2018
| 17:12 Europe/London
The Leader of Leeds City Council has responded to a report issued today by the National Audit Office about the worsening financial position of local authorities across the country. Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of the Council, said: “This indepe...
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2017
18
December
2017
| 14:23 Europe/London
Consultation is open for people to express their views on Leeds City Council's annual budget plans, which were published last week. The proposals are aimed at helping the council again maximise efficiencies while coping with reductions to funding ...
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05
December
2017
| 17:21 Europe/London
Ever-increasing demand for adult social care services has led Leeds City Council to again propose adding an extra 3% to council tax to help with the hugely burgeoning cost of care. The council is proposing a tightly-managed budget for 2018/19 aime...
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31
January
2017
| 17:39 Europe/London
An extra £2.7m to pay for the growing costs of caring for Leeds’ increasingly older population could be raised by a proposed further 1% increase in council tax in the city to a total 4.99%. Since Leeds City Council announced its initial budget pro...
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2016
06
December
2016
| 17:23 Europe/London
Huge budget pressures have led Leeds City Council to again accept the government’s offer of adding 2% to council tax to contribute to the spiralling costs of caring for rising numbers of older people. A total council tax rise of 3.99% in Leeds for...
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13
September
2016
| 16:57 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is facing further severe reductions in its funding over the next three years so challenging that it will have no choice but to make tough decisions that will impact on services. After six years of major cuts, financial planners ...
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16
March
2016
| 17:46 Europe/London
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “The proposals put forward in the Chancellor's budget statement today will effectively force schools into becoming academies, often against their wishes. “It simply makes no sense to p...
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2015
13
October
2015
| 17:35 Europe/London
Leeds will continue its drive to be a compassionate, ambitious city built on a strong economy providing opportunities for all despite forecasts the council will need to address a further funding gap of approximately £50million next year. A report ...
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08
July
2015
| 16:06 Europe/London
Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has issued a forthright challenge to the government to back its announcement of progress on devolution with strong action. As Chancellor George Osborne announced in his budget speech today that a d...
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