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Local authorities have warned they are having to make 'difficult decisions' over maintaining public health services.
Investment announced by the Government to end homelessness will help, according to council leaders, but cuts in resources are making it more challenging.
The number of libraries across the country has continued to decline as cash-strapped councils reduce their spending on the service, survey reveals.
Scottish councils are managing in the face of cuts and rising demands on services but they ‘face a difficult time ahead’, a financial watchdog has warned.
Local authority leaders are urging the Government to reverse the £600m of cuts to public health grants to help them ‘step up’ the fight against HIV.
Local authorities in Wales must 'think and act differently' to deal with spending cuts and other challenges, the Auditor General for Wales has concluded.
Early help services for children will be cut or reduced by almost three quarters of English councils when Troubled Families funding ends in 2020.
Local authority leaders have warned that Government plans to cut funding are placing maintained nurseries and support for children with special needs at risk.
More councils face scaling back services to a minimum statutory offer if May reneges on her promise of ‘better times ahead,’ chief executives have warned.
Southern councils have hit back against a Cambridge University analysis of local government funding that suggested they had experienced ‘minor’ cuts.