Cuts to Public Services

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Dear Councils,

I am writing to you in regards to budget cuts planned for local public services. I would like to know:

1) Which public services will be facing cuts?

2) How much money has been cut from these budgets in the last 5 years?

3) How much is planning to be cut in the future?

4) How many job losses this will entail?

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

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I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty

Emily Henderson, Blaby District Council

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Dear Kirsty Card,

Freedom of Information Request – FOI-18-1321

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Emily Henderson, Blaby District Council

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Dear Kirsty Card,

Freedom of Information Request – FOI-18-1321

Please find enclosed a response to your request for information, which was
received on 17/08/2018, and has been dealt with under the Freedom of
Information Act 200 (“the Act”).

1) Which public services will be facing cuts?
Blaby District Council have changed our refuse and recycling service from
weekly to alternate weekly from July this year.

2) How much money has been cut from these budgets in the last 5 years?
Net saving in 2018/19 budget is £241,239.

3) How much is planning to be cut in the future?
No further cuts planned for this service.

4) How many job losses this will entail?
9 posts lost through a combination of natural wastage and voluntary
redundancies; no compulsory redundancies involved.

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