Welwyn Hatfield Council budget to be slashed by £2 million more

PUBLISHED: 07:00 22 September 2010 | UPDATED: 12:48 23 September 2010

The big squeeze on Welwyn Hatfield Council

The big squeeze on Welwyn Hatfield Council

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FURTHER belt-tightening measures are being planned at Welwyn Hatfield Council the Welwyn Hatfield Times can exclusively reveal – as the

authority looks to cut a further £2 MILLION from next year’s budget.

After announcing plans to chop £1.7 million from the 2011/12 budget earlier this year, council bosses are being forced to face up to the reality of further drastic austerity measures, ahead of a Government announcement on spending cuts next month.

And it means the future state of public services in Welwyn Hatfield could be a lot worse than even originally feared.

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