Category Archives: Governance Services

Cabinet to consider details of £375 million budget

COUNCIL leaders will meet next week to discuss proposals for service changes and funding across East Sussex next year, in the context of uncertainty and a difficult financial outlook over the next three years.

The proposals, to be considered by Cabinet on Tuesday, January 22, include decisions about spending £375 million on vital services and proposals to make savings of £5.13 million to deliver a balanced budget in 2019/20 and also look ahead to 2020/21 and 2021/22. Continue reading

Urgent need for fair funding, council leaders tell Minister

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government.

Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the county and its people are under. Continue reading

Have your say on council’s core offer

Cllr Keith GlazierPEOPLE in East Sussex are being asked to give their views on a council’s plan for the future of services amid the continuing difficult financial climate.

East Sussex County Council’s ‘core offer’, which was considered by Cabinet on Tuesday, November 13 2018, outlines what it calls the ‘basic but decent’ level of service residents should be entitled to expect in the years to come. Continue reading