Bowring Park Golf Course in Huyton was used by Harold Wilson. It is a privatisation success story.
Posts Tagged: Council finances
A re-tendering of the waste contract has saved £1.4 million per year and increased recycling rates
In Bexley local young people with Learning Disabilities were being shipped to out of borough institutions with debatable outcomes.
Faced with an above average reduction in Government grant we have shown a steely determination to make savings and protect services
Councils are fighting the battle for growth with both hands tied behind our backs. Can someone in Whitehall free us from these shackles?
No Conservative worthy of the name should be contemplating a Council Tax increase with the vast potential for further savings
To suggest that the potential has been exhausted is the most defeatist nonsense. The potential for further spending cuts without service cuts is vast.
In 2010 the LGA said cuts would “inevitably” mean cuts in services – but since then resident satisfaction with council services has risen
Cutting staff numbers could be avoided by a really big Council Tax increase. Is that what UKIP’s Hampshire councillors favour?
That councils who were performing poorly would be awarded a generous share of the central budget often led to a race to the bottom.
Opportunity is the theme which links Conservative policies on tax, education and housing.
Residents back market testing and staff mutuals.
Has the council really exhausted all potential for sharing services, for example – both with the districts and the neighbouring counties?
Brandon Lewis says Liverpool Council must come clean on pay off.
We have the painful spectacle of the Labour Party condemning zero hours contracts but adding that when offered by Labour councils they are a worthy arrangement