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31 Dec 2011, by in Web links

  • Construction industry figures pick holes in the government's infrastructure plans: actual government capital investment will fall £14bn over the next 3 years, because of the much bigger cuts in the 2010 CSR.
  • Cllr David Rogers, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Community Wellbeing Board, accused the Government of underfunding local authorities, leaving the social care system "not fit for purpose". The Labour Party claims there is a "postcode lottery" in the amount people pay for social care, with huge disparities across the country.