Tom Barton | BBC Political Reporter | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @tombarton
Work for BBC News Online:
Should student flats be owned by the council?
Councils' care spending spirals as other services cut
Multimillion-pound contract NHS consultants axed
Youth services spending down by one-third
Local Enterprise Partnership lobbying firm spend criticised
Minor Injury Units closure the 'only realistic option'
Fire Service China trip paid for by camera firm