Vulnerable adults and children to bear brunt of controversial cuts

County Hall, Matlock.

County Hall, Matlock.

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Council chiefs have revealed a raft of cost-cutting plans which look set to hit the most vulnerable in society.

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) leader Cllr Anne Western told of her disappointment today as “devastating” proposals targeting vulnerable adults and children were announced.

The cash-strapped Labour-led authority needs to save £157m by 2018 as a result of Government cuts.

 

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