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Govt shedding £15 billion on regional development agencies
Govt shedding £15 billion on regional development agencies

The government is shedding public money on its regional development agency (RDA) scheme, new research has revealed. An investigation conducted by the Taxpayers’ Alliance shows the economic performance of the areas RDAs work in has failed to improve and in some cases even slowed down, despite spending over £15 billion on the scheme. “RDAs have… Read more »

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Govt spends £55 mill on office furnishings
Govt spends £55 mill on office furnishings

Government departments have racked up a £55 million bill for office furnishings, parliamentary answers have confirmed. The spending includes £1 million on artwork and over £500,000 for pot plants. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), rather ironically, was the worst culprit, spending £24 million since 2005, the period the figures refer to. But the… Read more »