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Online and telephone payments will be unavailable from Monday 22nd January at 1:30pm to Tuesday 23rd at 12 noon because of essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Northampton Borough Council  proposes a challenging programme of internal cost cutting and restructuring measures in order to provide a freeze in council tax for hard-pressed local families in the budget proposals for 2013/14.

In a difficult financial climate, proposals to create a more efficient organisation would see the Borough Council restructuring departments and support services to contribute the majority of the overall savings that have to be made.

You can find out more about our key proposals.  For full details, please refer to our key documents below.

Budget consultation

People in Northampton had the chance to have their say on our plans. Your views helped us understand how our proposals may affect you and our communities. The Equality Impact Assessments you can find via the Key documents link below give you more information to help you understand each of our proposals.

The consultation run from 20 December 2012 and close 31 January 2013. The approved budget was adopted on 25 February 2013.

People were invited to complete an online survey to give their views and/or attend the following events:

  • A Public Consultation Event on 24 January 2013 at the Guildhall at 18:30. To view presentation, click here
  • Budget Consultation Surgeries held at the Godwin Room in the Guildhall on Monday 28 January from 13:30 to 15:00 and 29 January 2013 from 18:00 to 19:30. No appointment necessary.
  • Community Forums event dedicated to the budget at the Guildhall on 22 January 2013 at 18:30. Further details, click here.
  • Overview & Scrutiny Committee Meeting-Thursday, 31 January 2013 18:00 pm-For agenda and further details click here

Dedicated email:


To view Cabinet's decision and recommendations, click here.

To view Council's decision, click here