From the TUC

Web links for 5th December 2010

05 Dec 2010, by in Web links

  • The cross-party Association of North East Councils warns that cuts in their budgets of up to 28% are "unprecedented". In addition, they are "front loaded" – they have to be delivered early in the 2011 – 15 Spending Review period. Combined with the loss of the Area Based Grant and the Council Tax freeze, it will be impossible to avoid cuts in front line services. This " is likely to leave long term problems for some particularly vulnerable communities.”