This year to support budget decisions the Council has put forward an online budget simulator as its public consultation.
The simulator, which has gone live today until 30 October, will allow users to see the impact of what savings of 10% could mean for services.
It does this by showing the possible consequences when the user increases or decreases the budget for service areas.
The budget consultation activity is designed to help determine residents’ priorities and provide information to support the budget setting process. The simulator can be found at www.southend.gov.uk/haveyoursay.