Reports

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.

Council tenant rents to rise by 7% but parks and library cuts shelved under updated budget plans

Anger as councillors told not to oppose mayor’s budget

Reports

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.

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Video: What’s up with the council cuts consultations?

City

Transport budget cuts could lead to isolation