Daily Archives: April 4, 2011

Jim Pickard

The shape of cuts by Britain’s local authorities has emerged after the FT waded through more than 2,400 “savings plans” from the 2011/12 budgets of 20 councils from various regions and political hues.

My colleagues have extrapolated their findings to reveal which services are taking the deepest cuts: According to their research, adult social care is being hit the worst at 9.7 per cent for the coming year – equivalent to £1.4bn in England. Read more