Issue details

Proposed Savings from the Communities and Public Protection budget for 2019/2020

There are proposed Savings from the Communities and Public Protection budget for 2019/2020 from the areas of Operations and Public Protection.


The Operations Directorate and Public Protection Directorate have looked at areas in which to make further reductions in costs as part of the County Council’s budget planning process. The proposals include the cessation of some discretionary initiatives and changes to the operating model of service delivery in Operations and Public Protection.


The key decision on whether to accept the proposed changes to Operations and Public Protection budgets will take place in January after Cabinet Board on 22 January 2019 and this will be previewed by the Environment Communities and Fire Select Committee at its meeting on 14 January 2019, at which time the Committee will be presented with  detailed information on what is being proposed.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2018

Decision due: January 2019 by Cabinet Member for Safer, Stronger Communities

Lead member: Councillor Debbie Kennard

Contact: Gavin Watts, Chief Fire Officer Email: Tel: 033 022 25538.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Safer Stronger Communities, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 033 022 26050

West Sussex Plan Priority: Strategic Budget Options 2019/2020

Background papers

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