Is there much rigour to the Spending Review?

By Ian Miller | 13 October 2021

‘The Government would still expect a link between the economic performance of the UK and the financial health of local authorities’. These are HM Treasury’s words in response to a recent consultation about the cost control mechanism for public service pensions.

Local government has not been a priority for the past ten years. Things seem unlikely to improve in the Spending Review. The financial health of the NHS is not linked to ‘the economic performance of the UK’, receiving ever-increasing funding regardless of the economy.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Climate change Spending Review District Councils Network Treasury
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products