October 2012 | Davy Jones Consultancy

“The End of Local Government As We Know It”? That’s the phrase coined by Albert Bore, highly experienced local government figure and leader of the largest council in the country, Birmingham, in announcing up to £600m cuts in services over the next few years. Is he right ? Surely this must be a polemical exaggeration, you may think. But I tend to think that yes, he is probably right. Localism ? No, centralism gone mad Other respected local government commentators,...

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