Category Archives: Governance Services

Plans to spend £365million on services get the green light

County Hall webA BUDGET which will see £365million spent on vital services for residents in 2017/18 has been backed by council members.

Cllr David Elkin, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for resources, presented the proposed budget to full council on Tuesday (Feb 7) as “grounded, costed and deliverable, built with strong partnerships and listening”. Continue reading

Cabinet to discuss £360million net budget for 2017/18

Tunnel.jpgSENIOR councillors in East Sussex will discuss options to save £17million from the county’s budget.

East Sussex County Council’s cabinet will meet next week to consider proposals which include raising the three per cent levy allowed by the Government to meet part of the rising cost of social care, and raising general council tax by 1.99 per cent to meet the cost of other services. Continue reading