Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals. The report, written in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, warns that important choices and trade-offs between spending and performance have not been made explicit to the public. Locally, social care is crowding out other spending, such as environmental services. Nationally, health is crowding out the rest.
Until recently the Government managed to maintain the quality of public services while controlling spending. But this approach has now run out of stea
Our analysis reveals the key decision points that the Chancellor faces in the run-up to his first Autumn Budget.
This event launched the third edition of Performance Tracker, a data-driven analysis of the performance of key public services from the Institute for
Senior researcher Stuart Hoddinott speaks to BBC News amid the ongoing junior doctor strike, and comments on the impact on the performance of the NHS.