English councils cut voluntary sector disproportionately

A report from Compact Voice reveals that, despite statutory guidance issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government, half of local authorities in England are cutting grant funding to the voluntary sector disproportionately.

Civil Society Media news item at http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/13979/, Compact Voice report based on Freedom of Information requests ‘Local Authorities and the Voluntary and Community Sector: Investigating funding and engagement’ at http://www.compactvoice.org.uk/foi2012.