The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities
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Catch up with our event in Liverpool discussing what the end of austerity means for the city
Catch up with our event in Derby discussing what the end of austerity means for the city
Japanese CitiesWould you give some of your council tax to your hometown?
In Japan's more successful cities, workers have the option of giving some of their local taxes to less prosperous places.
Catch up with our event discussing what the end of austerity could mean for Doncaster
Japanese CitiesWhat does Japan tell us about the potential for fiscal devolution?
Japan’s local government funding model demonstrates that it is possible to achieve both tax devolution to encourage growth and an adequate level of funding for public services across a country
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?
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.
Listen again to the launch of Cities Outlook 2019 with Cllr Abi Brown, Cllr Nick Forbes and Prof Tony Travers