The Conservatives on Wiltshire Council today agreed a budget which will prioritise vital frontline services and continue investment into key areas despite reductions in government funding. The Liberal Democrat opposition voted against the budget proposals – without offering an alternative.
The Conservative administration of Wiltshire Council delivered yet another community building as a new community centre in Malmesbury was officially opened today and is already proving to be a hit with local residents.
A series of amendments to Wiltshire Council's proposed budget were announced by Wiltshire Council leader Baroness Scott of Bybrook OBE, at today's (7 February) cabinet meeting, which if agreed, will see £375,000 invested to improve the following services.
A £93m three year capital investment programme to create sufficient school places for Wiltshire pupils up to 2020 is on course, according to a report delivered to Conservative leaders of Wiltshire Council.