What option for councils to prevent cuts to vital services?

With central government forcing the severest of cuts to local government with their continuing austerity programme, it has reached the stage where councils across the country are having to decide how they are to prevent drastic cuts to vital services. According to The...

Worcester Against the Cuts

A new group has been set up in Worcester to fight the cuts to jobs and services in the city. I went along to the inaugural meeting on 1st November to find out what was being planned and what I could do to help. I’d already set up a website for them...

A zeal for cuts

The coalition government has been accused of being ideologically obsessed with shrinking the size of the state, at whatever the social costs. Whilst they maintain that the current and future cuts are unavoidable; there is no alternative, they say. Who is right?...