Bristol City Council is nearly skint: the local government financial crisis explained
The council’s budget black hole will rise to £32m in years to come. But as local authorities reach the brink of bankruptcy elsewhere in England, something needs to give.
Analysis: Budget bust up between Labour councillors and mayor over council house rent freezes
As City Hall delivered the budget this week, we analysed what it means for the city, sitting through a four-hour meeting so you don’t have to.