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From the cradle to the grave: local government matters

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 Local government is experiencing unprecedented cuts with many vital services being lost.The cuts will hurt us all


Since 2010 local government has faced the brunt of the cuts to public spending. 
 
  • 37% was cut from the Local Government budget between 2010 and 2015 (IFS) with a further 56% due to be cut by 2019/20

  • The poorest areas have tended to face far higher cuts due to higher costs due to greater service need, changes to local business rates and council tax.

  • 25% of the Local Government workforce (over 250,000 people) have been lost since 2010 and services are now cut to the bone. 
 
Read more about it on our leaflet here - FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT MATTERS.
 
The cuts will hurt us all
 
We need to raise public awareness of the local government services our members deliver – including refuse and waste, schools, craft maintenance, social care, IT, libraries, adult education, transport, housing, public health, day centres and social care – before it is too late.

We need YOU to support our campaign to save local government services.
Local government matters: Share YOUR Story
 
How to get involved 

.Share YOUR story - we need YOUR help to tell the story of how cuts to local services are impacting you, your family and your community.
 
Please share your story.
Local government matters: Pledge YOUR support
 
Pledge YOUR support - join us in pledging YOUR support for local government. 
  
Find out how you can get involved in campaigns against cuts to your local services by contacting your local Unite community branch here.
From the cradle to the grave: local government matters
 
 Download our leaflet and please share with friends and family. 

Check back for updates!

Download our leaflet and please share with friends and family.

Check back for updates! - See more at: http://stagingui.unite.awsripple.com/how-we-help/list-of-sectors/local-authorities/from-the-cradle-to-the-grave-local-government-matters/#sthash.7aT3zmWt.dpuf

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