Scottish councils’ improvements ‘stalling’

By Martin Ford | 31 January 2020

Scottish councils’ spending on culture and leisure, economic development, and roads have all fallen by around a quarter, according to a study published today.

Cuts were made to protect expenditure in education and care, which accounted for more than 70% of spending in 2018/19, according to the Improvement Service’s National Benchmarking Overview Report.

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