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Politics of local spending

Arthur Midwinter

Politics of local spending

by Arthur Midwinter

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Published by Mainstream Publishing in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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StatementArthur Midwinter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,115p.
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21131574M

  Government Spending Debate Affects Politics, Economy The government is set to make additional cuts to spending, including defense, this spring, . Substantial new sections have been added on local political parties, hung councils, the politics of non-elected local government, recent developments in privatisation, and the politics of the poll tax. The book now provides a systematic treatment of the Thatcher legacy in local politics, the philosophy and strategy which underpinned it and.

  My concern is the informed citizen who is already spending significant time and energy on politics, but without serious purpose. More likely than not, if you are reading this, this is about you. Political hobbyism is found in all circles, but it is mainly a problem for people who are well educated and on the political center and left. Tax cuts and increased spending during recessions are good ideas. The - is the main part of the government responsible for ensuring that - stays at a reasonable rate, usually around 2 .

OpenSecrets is the nation's top resource for clear and unbiased information. Ruth Marcus, columnist, The Washington Post The Center for Responsive Politics has made itself into an essential Washington — actually, make that an essential national — institution.   The U.S. government takes in and spends almost $2 trillion annually, and setting the budget that guides federal spending is an enormously complex undertaking. The federal budget entails the active participation of the president, key advisers, and many members of Congress, the efforts of thousands of staff in the executive and legislative branches, and the attention of numerous interest .


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It has remained at roughly that level since. The single biggest spending item is education, including both K–12 spending and support for public colleges and universities, which has been about 5–6% of GDP in recent decades.