Chancellor George Osbourne makes further budget cuts: part 2

Following on from yesterday’s blog, part two covers departments where decisions have been made and how these decisions will affect our Public Services. Health – protected from cuts Annual budget: £116.6bn Increase since 2010: 7.3% Where 2010-2015 increases went: Health is a protected department. The government pledged to increase funding for the NHS in England,… Read more

Chancellor George Osbourne makes further budget cuts: part 1

So what does this mean for Public Services? The week ahead is a critical one for Chancellor George Osborne and public services finances. Departments are facing another round of budget cuts in Mr Osborne’s spending review due out next week. Several departments have already agreed the extent of cuts but others are still to settle…. Read more