The Lyons Inquiry into local government: delivering devolution?

This paper sets out the Lyons Inquiry's headline conclusions and examines the Government's immediate reaction, and what will happen next.

Report published on 26 March 2007 by Centre for Cities

This paper first sets out the Lyons Inquirys headline conclusions, focusing on the short-term quick wins that could help to stabilise the local government finance system and re-build confidence in local taxation and local stewardship of resources. Second, it examines the Governments immediate reaction and what will happen next.

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