Spending Review


// Government Association (LGA) (2015)

A summary

‘The LGA believes the Spending Review should:

Enable wider integration of social care and health services to deliver savings and improve outcomes 

Promote growth and productivity by accepting the case for further devolution of powers and funding.

Help councils adequately resource and deliver high quality public services by transforming the business rate mechanism and providing a four year local government finance settlement.’

Local Government Association (2015) Future funding outlook for councils 2019/20

Watch the video

Councils will face almost £10 billion of cost pressures by 2020, the LGA’s Spending Review submission has found. Watch the LGAs short video to find out more about the burdens facing local government: here

Wider press

BBC News  | Wednesday 25 November 2015 Spending Review: Department-by-department cuts guide

Guardian | Wednesday 25 November 2015 00.01 George Osborne’s spending review cuts to hit social care and police

Guardian | Wednesday 25 November 2015 Spending review 2015: George Osborne delivers autumn statement – live updates

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