Pickles attacks councils over £30bn cash reserves and uncollected revenues

Pickles attacks councils over £30bn cash reserves and uncollected revenues

Councils have been urged to use the £30bn available in cash reserves and uncollected debts to protect frontline services, by local government secretary Eric Pickles.

MPs support ring-fencing of adult social care funding

Three-quarters of MPs believe the Government should ring-fence adult social care funding for the next five years, according to the results of a poll.

MPs support ring-fencing of adult social care funding

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Councils and cuts: The changes so far and the challenges ahead

Andrew Jepp analyses how local authorities have reacted to budget cuts and where responses might change in coming years.

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