Research Project

The Council and the Common: Local government in 2020
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This paper aims to provide a snapshot of how councils are preparing for the future. Based on interviews with senior officials from across the country, it provides a high level overview of how a number of authorities are going to manage their cuts, an assessment of what local government will look like as a result and a discussion of the steps councils will need to take to secure a decent future.

Publication Date: 3 October 2014
Authored by: Simon Parker