Cumbria faces budget overspend due to children's services

By Martin Ford | 10 January 2019

Rising demand and costs in looked after children threaten to leave Cumbria CC with a budget gap.

Cumbria’s overspend on looked after children is on course to reach £9.6m by the end of the financial year, leaving the council with a £4.6m deficit in its overall budget.

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