Local government cuts are hitting the poorest areas hardest

Back in 2010, the Spending Review announced that funding for local authorities, fire and police services would be cut by more than a quarter by April 2015. The same day, Eric Pickles wrote to local authority leaders, promising them

‘Local finance reform which protects the vulnerable’. So how has that worked out?… read the full blog from Touchstoneblog.org.uk

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