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Braintree district: Councils advised on '50 Ways to Save'
11:00am Friday 4th January 2013 in News
A guide to ensuring taxpayers’ money is not being wasted has been dismissed as simply being “common sense” by a council leader.
Communities secretary Eric Pickles has published a guide, entitled 50 Ways To Save, providing councils with ways to cut costs and generate funds.
Among the 50 suggested “sensible savings” is that councillors stop going on luxury away days, scrap the post of chief executive and avoid translating documents into foreign languages.
Full report in this week's newspaper.