447 jobs under threat in council cuts
Council Tax could also rise as Sefton faces £64.4million budget crisis
UP to 447 redundancies could be made at Sefton as councillors begin the process of cutting £64million from the council’s budget.
Council Tax could also rise, with council buildings sold and some services reduced, as the very nature of the local authority changes.
Leader Cllr Ian Maher said: “The stark reality is that with a further £64million to find over the next three years we have even more difficult choices to make.
“People must understand that we cannot do everything we have done in the past.”
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Sefton Council leader Cllr Ian Maher has to make some tough decisions