Give us fiscal freedom and devolution – not tighter controls

By Heather Jameson | 16 January 2019
  • Heather Jameson

There is a huge irony attached to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) response to the latest National Audit Office (NAO) report.

The report cites some of the well-rehearsed arguments on the state of local government – budget cuts, rising demand and increased pressure on services.

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