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Council Tax to rise while services slashed

14 Feb 2019 in News

Nearly all councils plan on raising council tax this year and increasing charges to make up for cuts in central government funding, the 2019 State of Local Government Finance survey has found.







LGiU response to proposed increase to social care precept

12 Dec 2016 in News

LGiU response to proposed increase to social care precept Lauren Lucas, Head of Projects, LGiU said: “We all know there is an acute funding crisis in adult social care, but it’s worrying that Ministers are considering another council tax rise to cover the gap. This will not plug the hole. Our annual State of Local Government […]


The Queen’s Speech

28 May 2015 in News

Jonathan Carr-West comments on the devolution announcements made in the Queen's Speech.