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Briefings & Essential Guides

Swift Read – Reviewing and reforming local government finance

June 25, 2018

This Swift Read provides an introduction to the current 50 per cent Rates Retention scheme and the government's proposals for extending the scheme which are being implemented alongside wider reforms to local government finance. Intended for new…

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LGiU MJ State of Local Government Finance Survey

February 8, 2018

LGiU and The MJ have run the State of Local Government Finance Survey every January since 2012 to coincide with councils setting their annual budgets. The results give a snapshot of the key pressures facing councils and…