from David Lockwood
Following the release of the statement below by the Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Councillor Ronnie Nicholson, the stakeholder meetings scheduled for 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th October on the subject of the review of Cultural Services have been postponed until there is further information to share with stakeholders on the proposed way forward.
As you are one of our stakeholder contacts I would be grateful if you could share this information with the rest of your stakeholder group as appropriate.
I am sorry for the short notice of this e-mail.
STATEMENT FROM THE LEADER OF DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY COUNCIL, COUNCILLOR RONNIE NICHOLSON
Since the Cultural Review commenced and the stakeholder engagement sessions were scheduled as part of the Service Review process, our Council has changed its Administration.
As a result of these changes our Cultural Service Review has been suspended. This will allow our new Council Administration the opportunity to review the information produced to date, and the overall budget development process.
Once we have an established and agreed way forward, officers will re-engage with all stakeholders to ensure appropriate discussion takes place prior to Elected Members being presented with the Service Review outcomes, and any potential budget savings options.
Service Manager Arts Museums and Events
Community and Customer Services
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