Council budget 2020/21

Dumfries and Galloway Council continues to face huge challenges with more budget cuts a reality over the next three years. Forecasts of our budget show that the Council can expect to have £49 million less to spend on services and resources. This is nearly 15% of our current budget over that period and is in addition to almost £106 million that has been cut since 2010.

What happens next?

Your Council will set its budget and Council Tax level for 2020/21 at the meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Council on Thursday 27 February 2020.

Before then, political groups have used your feedback as well as information about our council services to draft budget proposals from their political group.

The budget proposals that will be considered on Thursday 27 February are as below:

Impact assessments

An impact assessment is a tool that helps us to check whether our policies and practices are fair and inclusive. We assess whether the decisions we make are likely to impact on different groups of people across the region. The process aims to improve services for all of the people in Dumfries and Galloway.

Each budget proposal that has been put forward from our political groups has undergone an impact assessment which are as follows:


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