Savage spending cuts have left councils unable to meet the needs of local communities and are putting the public at risk.
But council services play a crucial role in our communities – they act as a safety net when things go wrong, bring communities together and help improve our quality of life. Funding services properly is vital to protect our neighbourhoods and enrich our lives.
21,000 local government workers were surveyed in June 2018 and it showed services are overstretched and neighbourhoods are in decline, residents are at risk and staff are at breaking point. See here for full results
In 2018 the SOS campaign will demand fair funding for the council services our communities rely on in the Chancellor’s November budget.