Conservative controlled Chorley Council agree budget

Chorley's Conservative Councillors tonight agreed their budget for 2011/12.

Opposed by Labour and Independent Councillors, members agreed to:-

  • Freeze Council tax
  • Freeze car parking charges
  • Cutting the cost of Council borrowing
  • Limit increase in many fees and charges to inflation

and

  • Investing a further £266,000 in town centre retail business
  • Maintaining last years extra town centre cleaning
  • Help to continue shared funding of PCSO's