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- Top 20 'overspenders.'. // Accountancy;Feb1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1086, p9
Lists the top ten overspenders of grant-related local government expenditure in Great Britain in 1978-79 and 1983-84.
- News in brief. // Public Finance;04/25/97, p3
Reports on developments in public finance and local government in Great Britain as of April 25, 1997. Includes the awarding of over 1.5 million-pound audit contract to Coopers & Lybrand by the London borough of Lambeth; Polls on May 1, 1997 by 36 county councils and 19 shadow unitary...
- News in brief. // Public Finance;03/28/97, p3
Reports on developments in public finance and local government in Great Britain as of March 28, 1997. Includes the Local Government Association's call for the abolition of capping; Need for regulators to use their influence to prevent the rise of utility bosses' salaries to unjustified levels.
- News in brief. // Public Finance;04/04/97, p3
Lists developments related to public finance in Great Britain as of April 1997. Launch of the Local Government Association; Creation of 13 unitary councils; Local education authorities' expenses in real terms per pupil; Savings on benefit fraud hotline calls; Post-tax deficits for 19 training...
- In brief. // Public Finance;09/26/97, p4
Reports on developments in public finance and local government in Great Britain as of September 26, 1997. Includes the merger plans of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse; Call by public service and communications unions for the National Savings to offer a low-cost alternative to personal...
- Councils recoup. Harding, David // Public Finance;12/05/97, p4
Reports on the changes made by Great Britain's Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott in local government funding and spending. Percentage increase in the Total Standard Spending; Alterations made to the Standard Spending Assessment formula.
- In brief. // Public Finance;04/06/2001, p7
Presents a round-up of news related to public finance and local government in Great Britain recent as of April 2001. Scotland's payment of compensation to local authorities as a result of the examination results fiasco; Private Finance Initiative scheme for schools; Participation of public...
- In brief. // Public Finance;10/10/97, p3
Reports on developments in public finance and local government in Great Britain as of October 10, 1997. Includes the widening gap between the poorest pensioners and their richer peers; Finding that lone mothers who enter low-paid work and are supplemented by in-work benefits find it difficult...
- London loses out in deprivation index. Day, Karen // Public Finance;01/28/2000, p14
Reports on the adverse effect of the British government's plan to implement a new deprivation index on London boroughs, according to the Association of London Government. Possibility that boroughs will lose money in regeneration aid; Index of Local Deprivation compiled by Oxford University.