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Opposition councillors fear changes to annual budget

lglen@obantimes.co.uk

TODAY, Thursday, will see Argyll and Bute Council sets its budget for the coming year.

Ahead of the meeting, opposition councillor Michael Breslin said he was concerned the budget papers sent to elected members would not resemble the one delivered by the council leader today.

Mr Breslin, a member of the Reform group on the local authority, said: ‘At the moment, the papers for this meeting indicate a budget surplus of £2.893 million, assuming a three per cent in crease in council tax. We have no idea, as yet, if the administration intends to produce a budget on the day or indeed if the papers already published are the final version.

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