An uncertain future?

By Tony Kirkham | 05 October 2016
  • Tony Kirkham

In Newcastle we are about to launch the consultation into our latest three-year plan. We have been working for the past six months to develop a range of proposals which will allow us to shield and protect the most vulnerable while delivering a balanced budget.

This hasn’t been easy, taking into account we saved £220m since 2010. Like others in local government, we have had to think the unthinkable and deconstruct our approach to how we deliver services to our residents.

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