News analysis: Outturn data lays out scale of lockdown spending

2 Oct 20
Financial data for April to June shows councils’ revenue spending up 19% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year. The figures will have made sombre reading in Whitehall and town halls, says Stephen Kitching.
  • Stephen Kitching
    Stephen Kitching is consultancy director at UK local authority treasury adviser Arlingclose Limited

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