City Talks: can cities help balance the nation’s books?

Andrew Carter talks deficit, austerity and fiscal devolution with Simon Parker from the NLGN and Tony Travers from the LSE.

Podcast published on 6 May 2015

In this month’s episode, Andrew explores how cities have coped with austerity, the prospects for reducing the deficit in the next Parliament, and the dilemmas that emerge from giving greater fiscal freedoms to local areas. Joining him are Simon Parker from the New Local Government Network and Tony Travers from the London School of Economics.

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