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£8 billion funding black hole by 2025 will swallow up popular council services
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Report: Councils empowering and engaging tenants
Innovation in council housebuilding
Data Protection (Charges and Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, House of Commons, 4 February 2019
We do remain concerned by the increase in the charges councils are having to pay to the ICO as data controllers. This comes at a time when local government is under significant financial pressure and councils are receiving no additional government funding to help implement GDPR.
LGA response to the MHCLG consultation ‘Reforming developer contributions: technical consultation on draft regulations’
"We consider that there is an urgent need to consolidate the CIL regulations into a single updated version to reflect the numerous changes made since its introduction."
Spending Review 2019
Communities may suffer the loss of leisure and cultural facilities, fewer bus services, unkempt parks and green spaces and see fly-tippers go unpunished without government investment in under-pressure council services.
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Local government is already the most efficient, transparent and trusted part of the public sector. In this time of austerity, we will also need to be even more ambitious when it comes to reshaping services in the future.