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Monday, 10 June 2013

Cuts ridden Councils at breaking point

Austerity cuts driven through by the ConDem Government are leaving many councils on the brink of collapse according to a report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee. Its Chair Margaret Hodge MP said 'Central government is cutting funding to local authorities by more than a quarter over four years but does not properly understand what the overall impact will be on local services. 'This will not be news to UNISON members working in local government: