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Local Government Association - Future Funding: Your local area

Local Councils have shouldered the biggest cuts of any part of the public sector, nearly 40 per cent. If reductions to their funding continue over the next five years, things could start to look very different in your local area.

Company: Local Government Association

Local Government Association - Future Funding: Your local area

Date added: 23-03-2015
Duration: 2
Categories: Local Government

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Local Government Association - Devolution explained: Combined Authorities

What are combined authorities and how do they make decisions affecting your area? This one minute 'explainer' gives you some quick answers.

Company: Local Government Association

Local Government Association - Devolution explained: Combined Authorities

Date added: 27-10-2015
Duration: 1
Categories: Local Government

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Scottish Government - Spending Plans and Draft Budget 2016 17

In a budget that will promote growth in the economy and reform public services, Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced an injection of an additional half a billion pounds for health boards, taking total spending to a record of nearly £13 billion.

And, to support the most significant reform since the foundation of the NHS, Mr Swinney announced £250 million for the integration of health and social care, ushering in a fundamental realignment of the way the NHS and Local Government deliver care.

Mr Swinney also set the Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT) for the first time and, in a move designed to protect the poorest taxpayers, the Deputy First Minister froze income tax by proposing a rate of ten pence. This means total income tax rates remain unchanged

Company: Scottish Government

Scottish Government - Spending Plans and Draft Budget 2016 17

Date added: 15-12-2015
Duration: 1
Categories: Local Government

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West Yorkshire Pension Fund - Auto-enrolment into the LGPS

Your employer has automatically enrolled you into the Local Government Pension Scheme with WYPF

The government has introduced a new law to make it easier for people to save for their retirement. It requires all employers to enrol their workers into a qualifying workplace scheme if they are not already in one.
At the moment, many workers fail to take up valuable pension benefits because they do not join their employer's scheme. Automatic enrolment is meant to overcome this

Company: LGPS

West Yorkshire Pension Fund - Auto-enrolment into the LGPS

Date added: 05-12-2012
Duration: 3
Categories: Local Government

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