21 January 2014 Local government think tank LGiU has called on local authorities to use their role as community leaders to tackle the root causes of personal debt. An LGiU survey reveals that 77% of councils believe that personal debt is increasing or significantly increasing in their authority. 59% of authorities surveyed reported a rise…
Nearly a quarter of Scottish councils warn of effective bankruptcy, as every single council plans spending cuts to services, affecting millions of residents
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The MJ covers our recent Debt Summit and our call for councils to take the lead in tackling the personal debt crisis.
Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, writes for the MJ about the crucial role councils can play in tackling the obesity epidemic.
Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, comments on the recent Select Committee report on the LGO’s recent progress.