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Financial decentralisation is already happening, and Newcastle is seeing the benefits

Forbes, Nick (2014) Financial decentralisation is already happening, and Newcastle is seeing the benefits. Democratic Audit UK (07 May 2014). Website.

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Abstract

It is well known that the United Kingdom state is highly centralised, with local government suffering from cumulative disempowerment since its hey-day, and facing severe financial challenges under the current Government’s austerity programme. But one source of hope for the sector lies in financial decentralisation. Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes argues that it’s time for Whitehall to give more financial control to our core cities.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2017 13:16
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2019 00:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81541

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