The City Council has proposed a three year plan to implement the cuts to council funding.
Newcastle as with other Inner City, disadvantaged and usually Labour councils have seen a greater cut in funding and services. Though the cuts are affecting every council and are an ideological attack on public services and local democracy. Under the guise of the economic crisis the government are pushing through unnecessary cuts and Labour councils are implementing them.
If you have a lot of patience you can read the councils budget’s pages and find much detail, but it takes time and patience see: here
More on local fighiting and campaigning against cuts including videos of protests here
And on why Councillors should vote against Cuts and why workers and public should demand they don’t from Councillors against Cuts here
And how Unison members voted against leadership to support Councillors against cuts and to campaign to get councillors to vote against all cuts here