Where will the axe fall?

Reporter:

Kirstie Dolphin

DENBIGHSHIRE County Council has approved £2 million of savings, but the authority still warns that jobs and services are under threat.

The full council voted in favour of increasing council tax by 3.5 per cent in a meeting on Monday, but during the debate councillors raised concerns over job losses, service cuts and school funding.

The council tax increase will go towards £2 million the council needs to find by April 1 in response to an £8.5 million budget cut, the worst in Wales.

Council leader Cllr Hugh Evans said: “The council have tried to protect jobs and services with this budget, but we have gone as far as we can."

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