Councils are being cut to the bone by lack of central govt support -Lost 60% funding support during austerity -Poorer areas worst hit -Social care is in crisis The Govt’s sticking plaster approach won't work. Local govt funding needs a complete overhaul
Amazed this story hasn't had more coverage - 97% of local authorities will put council tax up again in April to cope with a growing financial crisis
My story: Pay more get less, as survey reveals local authorities preparing to put up council tax and user charges amid austerity cuts
Councils in crisis with more tax rises and service cuts due