Rochdale and District Disability Action Group

17 Aug 17

Rochdale Council announces further 'savings proposal' consultation

Rochdale Council are consulting on proposals to make savings from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2015.

The proposals form part of their overall funding strategy which addresses the overall £45m savings requirement. This is approximately 22% of the councilís controllable budget. The proposals include :- £10.1 million - Adult Care Service proposals include changes to service teams, reviews of some service delivery models, changes to eligibility criteria, increasing charges for non residential services, as well as a range of ongoing operational efficiencies. £4.5 million - Children, Schools & Families Service proposals include changes to service delivery models, a review of Youth Service, Childrenís Centre and Information, Advice and Guidance Service provision as well as a range of ongoing operational efficiencies. £2.5 million - Corporate Service proposals across Property, Highways and Support Services. £1.2 million - Operational and Planning & Regulation Service proposals encompass reviews of existing service waste & recycling service provision, reviews of service delivery models within Operational Services and reviews of service provision within some Planning & Regulation services. £2.7 million - Customers and Communities Service (including Regeneration) proposals encompass reviews of service staffing structures, service provision and service delivery models as well as some ongoing operational efficiencies. The savings strategy also includes reductions from a range of activities including a recruitment freeze, voluntary redundancies, contract management and maximising procurement efficiencies. The link below will take you to a list of the proposals where you can add your comments, observations and concerns. If you or someone you know will be directly affected by the proposals and are concerned about the impact they will have on yours or their life, please feel free to contact RADDAG to discuss.


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