Hollowed out


Neighbourhood services have been cut on average by 17% since 2010/11, though the variation between councils is substantial. This report considers their prospects as local government is increasingly self-funded, with risks for some deeply deprived unitary authorities and unfavourably located shire counties in particular. Regardless of the changing funding position, local government has experienced a considerable loss in capacity, with specialist knowledge lost and the ability for forward planning constrained.



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