‘Real headache finding cash to pay for bypass’
Aberdeenshire Council is struggling to source funds to pay back its share of the bill for the Aberdeen bypass, according to the local authority’s leader.
In an exclusive interview with the Press and Journal, Jim Gifford revealed that AWPR payments were the biggest budgeting issue his council faced.
While the budget has recovered this year after three consecutive underspends of more than £20million, Mr Gifford said that finding £75million to pay for the road was still a challenge.
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