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Alternative budget by opposition on Calderdale Council
8:40am Monday 24th February 2014 in News
The two opposition parties at Calderdale Council will propose alternative budgets to Labour’s proposals which will be voted on at a meeting today. The Conservatives, the second largest group on the council, teamed up with the Liberal Democrats to draft the budget, which would include a council tax freeze until 2016, reduced parking charges, a shoppers’ parking scheme and the creation of community funds to support local initiatives.
Leader of the Conservative Group Councillor Stephen Baines said: “During our budget deliberations it became clear that there is still room for significant further reductions in the cost of running the council.”