CUTS are to be made across the board at Hampshire County Council from April.
The council will save £12.4m by laying off 25 per cent of its management staff and bringing in a moratorium on recruitment, affecting 268 jobs.
It will stop payments to Hampshire Action Teams, saving £1.2m, and will cut councillors’ allowances from £10,000 to £8,000 per year, saving £156,000.
It hopes to save £9.7m improving its contracts with outside partners and suppliers, and a further £6m in cuts to communications, IT and other budgets.
But its services will also be cut. In adult social care, £24m of the £300m annual budget will be slashed, and 376 jobs axed.
Children’s services will lose 458 jobs and £15.3m.
Environmental services will save £13.75m of its £110.7m budget, axing 110 staff.
It will cut £4.4m of spending on Hampshire Safer Roads Partnership, the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire and Transport South Hampshire.
The culture and rural affairs department will cut £3m from its £30.4m budget, including 37 jobs.
Policy resources will cut £9m, losing 136 jobs, and £2m can be saved by sharing buildings with other groups