Our full analysis of the 2015 LGiU/MJ survey results on the state of local government finance. Jonathan Carr-West provides his commentary.
Local government needs to make sure the messages on devolution, reform and finance are loud and clear.
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.
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…
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.
In a guest post, Cllr Rocky Gill, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham asks the Secretary of State to look at the figures again.
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…