|Date:||06 March 2015|
|Authors:||David Innes and Gemma Tetlow|
|Publisher:||Institute for Fiscal Studies|
This briefing note uses data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to delve into a number of questions about how local governments in England have responded to the reductions in their revenues. They have been forced to cut back significantly on service spending, but not all local authorities have been affected equally or reacted in the same way.