Archive for January 15th, 2013

Cabinet members from Tower Hamlets Council have vowed that frontline services will be protected while savings of £30m are made after approving a three year budget plan last week. Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s Independent cabinet put forward proposals to ‘balance the books’ and make the savings during the period up to the 2015/16 budget. Key measures in the plan include a freeze on council tax for the fourth consecutive year, and a £1million fund to help families in Tower Hamlets cope with the government’s forthcoming welfare reforms.

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