Grant plan is ‘a disgrace’

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TOWN councillors have slammed budget plans as a ‘disgrace’ that could see the authority miss out on more than £40,000.

Morpeth Town Council is finalising its budget for the new financial year, but members fear it is facing a shortfall of £41,387 after Northumberland County Council said it is unlikely to hand down the sum.

The row follows changes in council tax benefit administration introduced last April.


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