Briefing: Financial sustainability of local authorities 2018 – NAO Report

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
March 19, 2018
Mike Woods, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • financial and service sustainability
  • financial risks
  • Local government funding
Local government finance
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