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Financial update offers options even in difficult climate

escc logoOPTIONS are being explored to balance next year’s budget without reducing services despite huge financial pressures, council leaders will be told.

A report due to go before cabinet next week suggests options to be considered could include raising council tax and using some of the authority’s very limited reserves, with the council facing an expected shortfall of £27.5 million in the 2024/25 budget.

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