Waiting for Godot and the Social Care Green Paper

By Heather Jameson | 19 March 2019

The Chancellor promised last week’s spring statement was not going to be a huge fiscal event – and he stayed true to his word.

Aside from a pledge to put free sanitary products in our schools and to review an increase in the minimum wage, the most notable announcement for local government in Philip Hammond’s speech was the promise that the three-year spending review would be launched before the summer and concluded in the Autumn Budget… assuming a Brexit deal is agreed.

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