Have your say on Norfolk County Council’s budget proposals

You can have your say on Norfolk County Council’s budget proposals, as consultation starts on next year’s spending plans.

Consultation on the council’s proposed share of Council Tax and its savings proposals will take place up until 14th December, at www.norfolk.gov.uk/budget .

Cabinet member for finance, Councillor Andrew Jamieson, encouraged people to take part in the consultation, to help the council shape its priorities at a time of “almost unprecedented risk and uncertainty.”

He said: “The council must now plan for the ‘triple whammy’ impacts of rising budget pressures, uncertainty over Government funding, and the financial challenges associated with COVID-19.”

About the consultation:

The council is consulting on the level of Council Tax and adult social care precept. People can also comment on the proposed budget approach and savings proposals.

Two specific proposals people can comment on in detail include reducing the amount of grass cutting and reducing opening hours at recycling centres.

People can respond at www.norfolk.gov.uk/budget or write to Freepost Plus RTCL-XSTT-JZSK, Norfolk County Council, Ground floor – south wing, County Hall. Martineau Lane, NORWICH, NR1 2DH – they do not need to use a stamp.

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