The pressure on district finances is as real as other authorities

By Jill Penn | 06 December 2017

Autumn Budget changes, numerous consultations affecting local government finances and the secretary of state is minded to approve a number of unitary authorities. So where does all this leave district council finances and services?

While I appreciate that county council adult and children’s social care services face serious challenges, working in a respectful and equal partnership with districts and other partners in a system which eliminates waste can help deliver a better customer experience as well as save money.

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

Finance District Councils Network