Cabinet members have agreed to recommend to Council the budget for 2018-19. Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council talks about the challenges the council faces to set a balanced budget.
The budget consultation is closed.
Feedback received as part of this budget consultation was considered when setting the budget for 2018-19. See Budget and Council Tax Level 2018/19 (Appendix 3) (327Kb) for details.
Watch our budget video
Watch our short video which helps explain the massive financial challenge we're facing, how council services will change in future and what you can do in your communities to help.
Take part in our budget quiz
How much do you know about the challenges the Council faces when setting its budget? Have a go at our quick 5 question budget quiz.