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Local government spending in Scotland has been cut by over £130 per head over the last five years, new research reveals.
Services will continue to be cut back despite proposed council tax increases, council chiefs warn.
Auditors have warned cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council that its proposed budget could be breaking the law.
Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council has agreed a raft of cuts in an attempt to find £111m in savings by 2021.
Newly released Government figures show that road maintenance spending by councils is at the lowest level it has been in 10 years.
Local authorities have been urged to curb council tax increases after new research found rates have risen by 57% over the past 20 years.
Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget has seen the chancellor unveil a raft of new devolution deals, measures to boost housing and changes to resolve issues with controversial Universal Credit.
Local government is still bearing the ‘heaviest burden of austerity’, council leaders say in response to the Welsh government’s draft local government settlement.
Austerity is having a 'devastating' effect on communities and services, Welsh local government leaders have warned.
Norfolk County Council has outlined plans to save money by delivering services from fewer buildings.