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Calderdale Council Budget Proposals. 4.99% Rise Plus Elland Household Waste May Need to Go

Certainly tough times ahead for the staff at Calderdale Council, as well as the residents of the area. The council announced today the proposed increase of Council Tax by 4.99% (Including a social care levy/precept). Over 40 staff to potentially lose their jobs, plus the closure of Elland Household Waste […]

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Calderdale Council faces further budget pressures

Calderdale Council today officially responded to the Government’s latest financial policy statements. Combining a below-inflation increase, and a rise in need across almost all services doesn’t make pretty reading. Here’s the reply in full: Calderdale Council has responded to the local government finance policy statement published on 5 December 2023, […]

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Calderdale Council Publishes Medium Term Financial Plan Detailing Overspend And Savings Needed

Calderdale Council may need to save £11 million in the next financial year according to a forecast which will be considered at the next meeting of the Cabinet in November.  The Medium Term Financial Plan is updated annually and represents the starting point for setting the Council’s budget for 2024-2025, […]