BREAKING: Oxfordshire County Council budget passed

Oxford County Hall
Oxford County Hall

A budget including £20m worth of cuts and a council tax increase of 1.99 per cent has been passed by Oxfordshire County councillors today (Tuesday).

Councillors at Oxfordshire County Council approved the budget at a full council meeting.

An increase in members’ allowances was voted through, at a cost of £160,000. The 63 councillors will be entitled to claim £10,000, up from £8,376.

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