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The impact of cuts in the North East

27 Sep 2010, by in Economics

As part of the £6.2 billion in year cuts announced by the coalition Government on the 24th of May, £1.166bn is being cut in local government spending through reductions in individual grants given to local authorities. Area based grants (ABGs) are given to councils to help support deprived communities. The amount of ABG each local…




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The impacts of cuts in Liverpool and the North West

21 Sep 2010, by in Economics

As attention focuses on Liverpool this week with the Liberal Democratic Party conference taking place in the city, we look at the impact of cuts in Liverpool and the North West. The coalition Government argues that cuts can be made in spending through efficiency savings without damaging the quality of public services. They also stress…




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Cuts Watch #248: Cuts in children’s services continue

20 Sep 2010, by in Cuts Watch

Children and Young People Now report that cuts in Sheffield ‘Will harm the most vulnerable’. At Sheffield Futures, which provides the youth service and Connexions service for Sheffield City Council, ninety-five out of 360 jobs are at risk. In August, the City Council announced a package of cuts resulting in over £2m being taken from…




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