The future of local government

We appear to be reaching a point at which local authorities either need to make a stand, or roll over and die. We are heading, unknowingly, towards a future where local government has  no budget and no decision-making powers. With the expectation that councils will...

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...