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After Carillion: Public sector outsourcing and contracting

September 17, 2018

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report deals with the criteria for deciding whether public sector projects are suitable to be run by the private sector, the success of PFI, and how the market is shaped…

Blog posts & News releases

Bridging the gap

September 19, 2018

As always, there’s a new-term feel to this time of year, as we spring or crawl back to our desks – depending on how successful our summer holidays were – and look forward to the year ahead,…

Projects & Reports

Local Finance Taskforce – Finance Scorecard

July 23, 2018

Business Rate Retention and the Fairer Funding Review are important steps towards reforming local government finance; but we believe that to achieve a sustainable system we need a much broader and more radical conversation post 2020. This…


Next Steps for Council Finance (Norwich roundtable)

September 13, 2018

Local authorities are in a precarious financial situation. With a Government preoccupied with Brexit, the creaking NHS and the housing crisis, the urgent questions about future council resourcing remain unanswered. Business rate retention policy has been scaled…

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