Austerity

How have cities responded to funding cuts?

As local government budgets have been cut, cities have had to make tough decisions about how to spend their money.

What do city leaders think about austerity?

The inaugural UK City Leaders’ Survey, developed jointly by Centre for Cities and Arup, asked the elected leaders of the UK’s largest urban areas about their ambitions and frustrations.

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What lies beneath?

Simon Jeffrey

A small real terms increase in ‘core spending power’ for local government won’t end the squeeze on council budgets for things such as libraries, parks and economic development.

Blog Post 11 Feb 2019