[PDF] Central cuts, local decision-making : changes in local government spending and revenues in England, 2009-10 to 2014-15

Institute for Fiscal Studies
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Publication date:
06 March 2015


This briefing note uses data from the Department for Communities and Local Government to delve into a number of questions about how local governments in England have responded to the reductions in their revenues. They have been forced to cut back significantly on service spending, but not all local authorities have been affected equally or reacted in the same way.