Councillor Abdul Khan, Chair of the Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee, is inviting Hyndburn residents to take part in the Council’s budget consultation meeting.

The meeting will take place at Scaitcliffe House in Accrington on Tuesday, 14th February 2017, starting at 10am.

Councillor Khan said; “This is an opportunity for our residents and businesses to hear about the Council’s budget issues and to quiz us about the budget for next year.”

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Miles Parkinson, will attend the meeting to answer questions about the budget.  He urged people to come along, saying; “Your comments and views are important to the Council and we take them into account when reaching a final decision about our capital and revenue budget. This meeting will give residents the opportunity to hear about Hyndburn’s portion of the Council Tax for 2017/18, and to tell us how you would like your Council Tax to be spent.”

Budget papers will be available from 8th February on the Council’s website, at If you would like to speak at the Scrutiny meeting, please contact the Scrutiny Officer on (01254) 380128 or email no later than 12pm on Monday 13th February.