Putting our finances on a secure footing

By Andrew Burns | 09 October 2019
  • Andrew Burns

After a decade of austerity, the chancellor’s recent Spending Round sent a strong signal to the public sector that the funding tide has finally turned. 

While the NHS, councils grappling with social care issues, primary and secondary schools and police forces were awarded some of the funding they desperately need, the UK’s fiscal and economic outlook sparks concern over the viability of this spending approach. 

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