Newcastle City Council Budget proposals 2016 – 2019
Newcastle City council has to save £100 million over the next three years as a result of Government cuts, rising costs and new burdens and are proposing £30 million savings in 2016-2017. The draft budget proposals can be found at www.newcastle.gov.uk/budget.
The Care Act 2015
The Care Act 2015 changes the way the social care system will work in the future. The first parts of the Act came into effect in April 2015. Although the remaining changes were due to come into force in April 2016, the government has announced that they are to be delayed until April 2020.
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