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The impact of public spending cuts on women

September 16, 2014

This briefing brings together evidence from Unison, the Women's Resource Centre, Women's Budget Group and universities to assess the impact of recent government spending cuts on women.


Update on Council Tax Support

March 19, 2014

This is the latest in a series of briefings on local Council Tax Support (CTS) schemes. It focuses mostly on a short report produced by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on March 11. The PAC took evidence from the DCLG, but also built on evidence in a report published in…


Spending Review 2013 – a preview

June 24, 2013 by LGiU

This Wednesday (26 June) the Chancellor, George Osborne, will announce the outcome of his Spending Review on departmental expenditure for 2015-16. The LGIU has provided its members with a comprehensive preview of the key issues. Mark Upton summarises a few highlights.



Local Government Finance Bill

December 19, 2011 by Rob Dale

Later today, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Governemnt, Eric Pickles, will introduce legislation which will take forward proposals designed to encourage local economic growth, reduce the financial deficit,  promote welfare reform and drive decentralisation of control over local government finance. DCLG have put out four documents recently that are…