Local authorities should have more fiscal powers

Mark Littlewood appears on the Today programme

Mark Littlewood appeared on the Today programme to discuss the cuts in spending which councils will have to make next year.

He argued that rather than the spending powers of local authorities being set by Westminster, we should move to a much more localised tax and spending regime. It is vital that local authorities are not simply administrators.

Listen here. Segment starts at 51:50.