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Build carefully

Richard Roberts
Leader, Hertfordshire County Council
Challenges ● December 2, 2021

We got a three-year settlement with a little bit of growth. Certainty around the budget will enable us to keep our programmes on track and work closely with partners.

It might appear, in some senses, overly generous. Under Mr Cameron and Mr Osborne we were lucky to get zero. This is three per cent each year. If we match that with some council tax we can provide services and support and infrastructure.

Excerpt from an interview conducted in seven parts on 02 November 2021. Watch the excerpt below, or watch the full interview here.

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