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Grabbing a larger slice of the cake


Nearly a decade of cuts in funding from central government has left all councils having to make increasingly difficult choices about local services. In the article for the MJ, David Phillips looks ahead to the looming choices of the future - about the size and slicing of the funding pie available to councils.

The original article can be accessed by subscribers on the MJ's 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.
This is a response to the House of Commons Treasury Committee's call for evidence for their inquiry into the impact of business rates on business.