North Lanarkshire Council budget update on your council tax
A key detail however was quickly confirmed before the presses rolled - that council tax will be frozen this year.
Council chiefs stressed that this had been fully funded by the Scottish Government
The council’s Scottish National Party deputy group leader Councillor Jordan Linden said: “This budget is a continuation of our commitment to delivering for our communities and for local people.
A detailed report outlining the key points of this document and how council services will be affected will appear in next week’s edition.