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A Quiet Crisis – Local government spending on disadvantage in England

November 5, 2018

This report from the NPI and the Lloyds Bank Foundation traces the impact on service-level spend across services, between types of local authority and between areas. It finds some significant disparities underneath the headline figures, which raises questions about the sustainability of local services to tackle disadvantage.


Redefining Neighbourhoods – an APSE/NPI report

May 30, 2017

What is the scale of spending reductions to ‘neighbourhood’ services such as environmental protection and planning? The APSE report analyses spending and how this has varied, considering it within the context of wider trends in funding. We summarise and comment on the report in this briefing.