The time has come to pause, change course, but, above all, to find out just how big the phenomenon of outsourcing and PFI is.
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‘Despite the determination to pursue growth at all costs, low growth and low productivity persist, suggesting deeper structural issues are at play.’
‘Low income households are facing a difficult 2018.’
Northern Ireland has not yet felt the full impact of austerity but most people working in the community & voluntary sector would agree: it’s in the post.
Each borough needs a financial inclusion strategy, and local authorities should work more closely together to share information and good practice.
There is a sense of political spin ahead of substance.
‘This is a system-level challenge, but large companies are in a good place to invest more broadly in their workforce and see multiple returns on that investment.’
‘Brexit Britain is dogged by divisions – we are divided by class, income, race, geography and age,’
‘The Healthy New Towns programme has proved more popular than anyone could have predicted.’
The London borough of Croydon’s deputy leader warns the local authority faces ‘an unprecedented funding gap’.