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Now more than ever, London needs devolved control of its own public spending resources

Travers, Tony (2010) Now more than ever, London needs devolved control of its own public spending resources. British Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Jul 2010). Website.

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London is the key engine of UK economic growth, whose taxes finance public services in many other regions. But historically its special needs have not attracted the investment and public support they need, and the new austerity climate could spell disaster for the capital’s capacity to grow effectively. Tony Travers explains why the capital needs the same kind of public finance devolution that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland already enjoy.

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Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Divisions: Government
LSE London
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H50 - General
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H72 - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 12:20
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:07

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