Council told to 'grip financial situation'

By Dan Peters | 17 May 2018

Somerset CC must ‘grip its financial situation’ and become more focussed on its ‘immediate financial challenges,’ a group of Local Government Association peers have urged.

The corporate peer challenge report said ‘significant overspending’ was primarily occurring in children’s services, with the council failing to fully achieve the savings agreed at its annual budget setting meeting.

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