Nearly a quarter of Scottish councils warn of effective bankruptcy, as every single council plans spending cuts to services, affecting millions of residents
LGIU response: Commons LUHC Committee report on financial distress in local authorities
LGIU Response: Provisional 2024/25 Local Government Finance Settlement
Over a third of councils  have warned that financial constraints may place them in a situation where they are no longer able to provide basic services , reveals research by think tank LGiU and local government trade magazine The Municipal Journal. A further third of councils are planning to use reserves to help finance…
The MJ reports on the findings of the annual MJ/LGiU Finance survey.