This consultation ran from 09/11/2018 to 06/01/2019.
Thank you to everyone who took part in our consultation earlier this year on our medium-term plan, for 2019-20 to 2021-22. More than 3,500 people took part in a 12-week long consultation, and we received 716 individual pieces of feedback. In all, 334 people completed the council’s online budget simulator - the People’s Budget - with 87 trying but giving up.
With no change to our long-term financial position, we will continue to press ahead with a series of difficult decisions to set a balanced budget but will support some new projects funded by one-off additional money. The £1.6m is a result of a better than expected allocation from the New Homes Bonus (£0.2m) and increased income from business rates (£1.4m). We propose to:
The papers from the Council meeting when the budget was agreed are here: 6 March 2019.
You can find the final, post-consultation proposals here: Post Budget Consultation Proposals
If you have questions about this, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for giving us your views.
We want to hear the views of people who live, work, study in and visit Newcastle, on our medium-term plan for 2019-2020 to 2021-22. Click on 'see more' to take part.