Have say on cutbacks – before time runs out
PEOPLE in Moray are being urged to have their say on plans to slash £30million from public spending – before it is too late.
The local authority’s chief financial officer, Mark Palmer, said the turnout at a series of consultation meetings had been disappointing.
Speaking at a roadshow at Buckie’s Fishermen’s Hall yesterday, Mr Palmer warned that the meetings were the public’s best chance to have their say on spending priorities before councillors decide where the axe will fall.
The huge sum – which is 11% of the local authority’s annual spend of £266million – has to be saved over the next four years.
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