Tag Archives: Local Government Finance

What happens when Local Government is funded by local taxes

I have long argued that there are dangers in the current fashion of saying that Local Government in the UK should raise more of its funding from locally raised taxes. You only have to look at the financial (and social) … Continue reading

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Local Government Finance and its dangers

Changes to local government financing are potentially dangerous.

The borrowing has to be paid back, but do the officials have the skills to enter into sensible deals?

Will the Local Government Resource Review be a damp squib, or the starting point for the next scandal? Continue reading

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