Budget 2018-2023

Budget 2018

Our budget plans were agreed on 20 February 2018.  A five year revenue plan of £1.3bn was agreed, as well as a ten year, £294m capital plan.

The budget protects frontline services and sees investment in many areas. This includes:

  • £2.1m over three years for new and improved outdoor community spaces
  • £0.282m for a community policing team to prevent low level criminal activity and deal with issues such as parking
  • £4.8m for a specialist dementia residential facility
  • Over £22m investment in roads and bridges over three years, with £79m planned investment over the next 10 years
  • £89m to improve the school estate over 10 years
  • £11.7m contribution to the £41m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme
  • £2m towards the re-opening of Reston Station
  • £0.799m to support the regeneration of Eyemouth
  • £1m to assist in delivering town centre regeneration
  • £2m for road safety works at the A72 Dirtpot Corner in 2018/19

We have a Corporate Transformation programme in place to support the delivery of our savings.

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