Councils re-routing funds to pay for care services

Councillor Philip Atkins, Conservative vice-chairman of the County Councils Network
Councillor Philip Atkins, Conservative vice-chairman, County Councils Network,

Councils have warned that more money will be needed for care services if they are to protect spending on museums, libraries and the arts. Research by the County Councils Network found spending on culture has fallen by almost £400m over the last eight years, with authorities in shire counties and rural areas reducing the amount…

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