Government can't ask charities to compete for contracts while savaging council spending
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Government can't ask charities to compete for contracts while savaging council spending 1

15 Jun 2015

The government cannot tell charities they must compete for contracts in a market while slashing the spending power of the only paying customers, local authorities, says Kathy Evans.

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Last week the government announced a £20m pot of funding for charities. This sounds like good news, says David Ainsworth, so why are so many in the sector unhappy about the new Local Sustainability Fund?

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