No prospect of sector spending boost after General Election

By Paul Marinko | 18 October 2023

Council chief executives have been told Whitehall spending is unlikely to change quickly regardless of who wins the next General Election.

Chief executive of financial forecasters Oxford Economics, Adrian Cooper, said the need to bring down public debt would constrain the next Government from making a real difference to how much funding public services received.

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