Government plea after 'devastating' cyber attack

By Dan Peters | 16 November 2018

Copeland BC faces having to slash its general reserves to just over the minimum acceptable level unless the Government helps after a ‘devastating’ £2m cyber-attack.

The council has asked for Government approval to fund from capital receipts the £788,000 2017/18 price of the attack because it was a one-off unavoidable revenue cost.

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