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Spending Review 2013


Next Wednesday (26th June) the Chancellor, George Osborne, will announce the outcome of his Spending Review on departmental expenditure for 2015-16.  The Chancellor announced in his 2010 Budget that the deficit would be balanced within four years. Those plans have been blown off course and we are still as far […]

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Is it time for the Treasury to take charge of local government funding from DCLG?


Next week the Public Accounts Committee will be taking evidence on the recently published NAO report on local authority funding and financial sustainability (“Financial sustainability of local authorities”). Those hoping for Eric Pickles to be held personally accountable will be disappointed as the convention is that this honour goes to […]

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