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English councils will face overall cuts of 1.8% in their budgets next year. The Department for Communities and Local Government announced the funding settlements for 2015/16 and said no local authority would have its budget cut by more than 6.4%. “We have yet again delivered a settlement that is fair for all parts of ...
David Sparks accused the Government of being “disingenuous” by claiming councils would face only an average 1.8% funding cut. “The actual cut is 8.8% in the amoun...
GMB press release GMB, the union for public sector workers, commented on the provisional local government finance settlement for 2015 to 2016 for English Councils...
Labour press release Hilary Benn MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in response to the Local Government Finance settlement, said:...
Local Government Association press release Today's Local Government Finance Settlement confirms that councils across England will receive 8.8 per cent less fundin...
Hilary Benn accused the Government of disproportionately targeting poorer areas with cuts to local government spending. “I’m the first to recognise that councils ...
18/12/2014 on Sky News
18/12/2014 on BBC News
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