Sound budget agreed for protecting vulnerable people and investing in road network

(Published on 24/02/2018)

Oxfordshire County Council agreed its budget today (13 February) following a five hour meeting of all 63 county councillor

  • Finances are sound compared to other councils, with difficult decisions taken previously
  • Council tax rise will deliver extra money for adults and children’s social care
  • Proposal to extend £500,000 contribution for homelessness for an extra year in 2019/20, subject to consultation
  • 10-year programme to improve transport network and release more money for road maintenance
  • £15,000 for each of the 63 county councillors to spend on local priorities in their area

Please see the Oxfordshire County Council website for more information.