Opinion

    • Bob Neill

    Candidates – don’t forget the local

    By Bob Neill | April 24, 2019

    Voters in local elections are seeking tangible action on the ground, argues Bob Neill, and local candidates recognising this reality will be rewarded for it at the ballot box

    Localised council tax support schemes six years on

    By Stuart Adam and Thomas Pope | April 16, 2019

    Stuart Adam and Thomas Pope of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IfS) estimate a quarter of the additional council tax liability created by cuts to council tax support is not being collected, causing problems for households and councils.

    Pledges focus on what matters most to Londoners

    By Peter John | April 23, 2019

    London Councils’ Pledges to Londoners set out the aspirations the 32 boroughs and the City of London have agreed to work on together to improve the lives of all the capital’s residents, says Peter John.

    • Adele Taylor

    We need sustainable funding

    By Adele Taylor | April 23, 2019

    We are lurching towards schemes where we can deliver something good or extra just because there is a new 'one-off' pot of cash that can be exploited, says Adele Taylor.

 
 

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