Spending cuts to hit primary expansion

24th September 2010 at 01:00

Government cuts will result in a #163;20 billion shortfall in front-line services, preventing councils from dealing with a boom in demand for primary places, a report has warned. The Local Government Association document said a reform of the way the public sector operates would be necessary to reduce the annual funding gap, predicted by 2015. The report calls for red tape to be cut and more power over services to be devolved to a local level.

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