Tory shire council in trouble fires its Finance Director with 24 hours notice

“Surrey County Council’s finance director has left her post suddenly as the council’s financial problems continue to mount.

Sheila Little, former president of the Society of County Treasurers, departed earlier this month with councillors receiving less than 24 hours’ notice of the news.

This week, a council report said the authority is forecasting an £11.8m overspend on its 2018–19 budget. …”