Taxpayers’ money – how is it spent by local government?

If you were to ask the average person on the street how their taxpayers’ money is spent – what do you think their response would be?

Every year the country braces for the chancellor of the exchequer’s announcements during the budget. Media coverage from national press is up-to-the minute, informing the public of the allocations to government departments where £172.8 billion of taxpayers’ money will be spent by local government authorities alone.

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