FIFE COUNCIL BUDGET – Compare & Contrast

Detailed below is a comparison between Fife Labour’s draft and final budget, and the SNP’s proposed alternative budget for Fife. Fife Labour campaigned against the cuts in our budget from both the Westminster and Hollyrood parliaments, while SNP councillors claimed we were ‘scaremongering’. Fife Labour also proposed a 7.51% increase in council tax to protect jobs and local services in Fife, but this proposal had […]

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Library Provision in Fife

The decision to review library provision was made on the basis of sustainability. The libraries identified for closure were in most cases not being used significantly by the public and in some cases in buildings that were unsuitable. Some were open for only a few hours a week. The way libraries are used today has also changed.  Fife has one […]

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