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2011: The vulnerability of Scottish local authorities to public expenditure cuts

This Research Briefing highlights the key findings from a 'Vulnerability Index' of Scottish rural local authorities. The Index shows that both rural and urban authorities are vulnerable and that considerable variation exists between authorities in terms of the causes of vulnerability.

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The Vulnerability of Scottish Local Authorities to Public Spending Cuts

Dr Jane Atterton

Rural Policy Centre Manager and Policy Researcher

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 0131 535 4256

Fax: 0131 535 4345

E-mail: jane.atterton@sruc.ac.uk

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