Council underspent last year’s budget

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Falkirk Council underspent its 2015/16 budget by just under one per cent latest figures reveal.

It started the last financial year with £339.8 million in the ‘kitty’ but net spending was 0.7 per cent below that creating a surplus in the general fund of £2.3 million.

The council’s executive was told the figures will be subject to a final review by the auditors.