Financial collapse at Croydon could have been avoided

By Martin Ford | 26 March 2021

Croydon LBC’s financial plight could have been avoided if action had been taken earlier, its leader has admitted.

Discussions were also taking place behind closed doors and the council’s culture was a ‘barrier’ to tackling overspending, MPs have heard.

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