County budget

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE County Council has approved its budget for the next financial year.

The budget included a freeze in council tax and the capital programme which sets out £355m allocated for a building and maintenance projects.

Cllr Reg Adair said: “We have already laid the foundations for much of the savings that are required for the next two years and this budget plan includes an extra £12m worth of saving measures that is required over this period.”

45 councillors voted in favour, 15 voted against and three abstained.