Thursday 19 February 2015

Council Cuts

More than a thousand Kirklees Council workers are facing redundancy over the next three years and council tax is going up by almost 2 percent. That's after the council agreed a package of cost-cutting measures at a budget meeting in Huddersfield last night. Protests took place outside the town hall over the proposals, which also include closing public toilets and scrapping funding for music tuition. I was there...

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1 comment:

  1. My father was proud that public toilets were introduced in UK by his predecessors. This facility is a mark of civilisation, in my opinion.
    It is also a very sad to witness the end of funding of all music tuition.
    Difficult choices for councillors, I suppose.