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A proper plan is needed for local government funding

Newspaper article

In this article for Public Finance Magazine, David Phillips argues that pivotal choices loom on local government funding, but if we don’t address what we expect from our councils we risk a system that fails to meet our objectives.

The original article can be found on the Public Finance website.

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Briefing note
We are in the midst of major changes to local government funding – both its level and the system for raising and distributing it. This note brings together some of the key findings of our research on this topic and highlights where to find further information.