Something better change

By Dan Peters | 19 February 2015

There were repeated warnings that 2015/16 would be the crunch financial year for local government.

Now, with budgets for that dreaded year being drawn up, it appears that councils have yet again managed to delay the sector’s worst fears being realised.

Many in local government are now talking about 2018/19 as the year when the situation will become critical.

Only the taking of yet more difficult decisions has staved off an immediate crisis and the alarm bells for the future are still ringing loudly, as the results of this year’s The MJ and Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) finance survey reveal.

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

Budgets and efficiency Finance Business rates MHCLG Legal Council Tax Finance Settlement
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products