Dissecting dysfunction

By Dan Peters | 31 August 2021

Could anything have been done by the sector or the Government to draw Croydon back from downfall? Dan Peters speaks to leader Cllr Hamida Ali and chief executive Katherine Kerswell

Croydon LBC recently reported a balanced budget for the first quarter of 2021-22 and is on track to deliver its financial plan this year.

It is a long way from this time last year, when the south London borough was forecasting a massive £49m overspend.

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