About Austerity

The Conservative Government has reduced the budget of Redcar and Cleveland Council so severely that we have been forced to make over £90 million in cuts since 2010.  Their plan is to remove direct government funding entirely and leave us with Council Tax and Business Rate revenue.  This has made it a real struggle to continue to deliver services to residents as we and they would wish.  The easy savings have long since been made, and every further pound in savings now is cutting deeper into front-line services. The decisions get much harder to take, especially when the social effects … Continue reading About Austerity

Update on Cleveland Potash. Release from Redcar and Cleveland Council

Update on Cleveland Potash. Release from Redcar and Cleveland Council . While our MP talks and Twitters a Labour Council Acts. PRESS RELEASE 10 January 2018 PARTNERS WORK TOGETHER TO PUT SUPPORT IN PLACE FOR WORKERS FACING REDUNDANCY AT BOULBY MINE Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council have today committed to working with partners across the area to put in place the support needed for the workers that may be made redundant following last week’s announcement at Boulby Mine. ICL UK Ltd announced last week that 230 jobs are likely to be lost at the mine by June this year. Leader … Continue reading Update on Cleveland Potash. Release from Redcar and Cleveland Council