Net zero rise was preferable

PUBLISHED: 11:21 20 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:32 15 June 2010

Brian Greenslade, council leader, says that the settlement from central government was more than they hoped for. Why then are Devon County Council increasing their budget by twice the government's recent inflation figure? It is people like this who cause

Brian Greenslade, council leader, says that the settlement from central government was more than they hoped for. Why then are Devon County Council increasing their budget by twice the government's recent inflation figure?It is people like this who cause inflation.The DCC budget for this year should have shown a net zero increase. A YatesSpringfields Colyford

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