LIVE: Durham County Councillors to discuss £15m overspend in crunch meeting

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  • Leaders at Durham County Council are to discuss budget overspending in a cabinet meeting this morning.
  • The joint administration at Durham County Council has revealed there is likely to be a 'significant' budget overspend in April and is asking the Government for more money to plug the gap.
  • Finance chiefs at Durham County Council have confirmed they expect a £15 million overspend in this year’s budget, which means the authority now faces ‘significant challenges’.
  • Councillors will hear a report on the council’s financial performance from April to June.

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