Local government finance
Local government finance " 'I?m a local councillor, get me out of here!? is the second volume of a major study into the reform of local government finance in England. It reviews the current system and examines its shortcomings. The authors conclude that even the most basic requirements of a good local finance system are not being met. As a precursor to reviews of the local finance systems operating in other countries, this volume sets out the authors? views on the principles that guide an effective and locally accountable finance system. By Tony Travers and Lorena Esposito for Policy Exchange and the New Economics Foundation.