Day: 11 June 2020

Council counts Covid-19 cost: budget deficit forecast up to £10.2million

Cabinet councillors today (June 11) heard that Covid-19 is likely to leave Lewes District Council facing a budget deficit of between £3.2m and £10.2m, according to the latest estimates of Covid-19’s fiscal impact.   The projected figures for this financial year have been produced by modelling a number of best and worst-case scenarios based on potential announcements from the government.   Councillor Zoe Nicholson, Leader of Lewes District […]