Granite city spending tight
July 30 2009
A report published by the Accounts Commission (AC) last year led to £60m in budget cuts, a reorganisation of fiscal and corporate management and calls for improved delivery of services.
Since then ACC have installed a new “corporate management team” and “governance structure” which the AC acknowledge has begun to see more realistic budgets set.
However the economic environment remains “challenging”, leading to a political rift in the city with North East Labour MSP Richard baker claiming: “The SNP and Liberals are still determined to cut the services that we can least afford to lose.”
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