Friday, 20 May 2011

How will councils spend your £53 billion this year?

Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles, today published new figures showing exactly how much town halls have to spend for each resident. He encouraged local taxpayers to go compare and ask how their money is being spent this year.

The average spending figure is equivalent to councils spending over £1,000 for every resident in their area. 

My comment: At least we can now compare councils and see which are spending our taxes effectively and which are wasting them.

Read the full story from the source  DCLG

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