Join us in Derby, Doncaster and Liverpool to discuss austerity and the future beyond.
As local government budgets have been cut, cities have had to make tough decisions about how to spend their money.
The full audio from the launch event of Cities Outlook 2019, with a focus on the impact of austerity on UK cities over the last decade
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Join us in Liverpool for a free public event to discuss what the end of austerity means for the city
The Fair Funding Review proposes that local government grants are given on the basis of population size, rather than need. Is this the fairest way, or is there more to how local authorities should be funded?
Andrew writes for Conservative Home on how urban funding pressures are not just bad news for public services, but also bad news for the British economy.
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.
Scotland’s new council finance plans will empower city leaders to manage their finances according to local need, the rest of the UK should follow their lead.
The cuts were not intentionally designed to fall harder on poorer cities; but this is the reality of how they played out
Northern cities’ budgets have faced the biggest cuts