Labour-run councils bore the brunt of austerity

Percentage change in council spending power, 2010-11 to 2019-20

12 of the 20

worst-hit councils

were Labour in 2010

Labour

-34.2%

Average cut

-41.2%

Hackney

-25.2%

Kingston upon Thames

Lib Dem

-30.7%

All 20 of the

least-hit councils were Conservative

No overall control

-30.7%

Conservative

-24.2%

-9.6%

Wokingham

-40%

-30%

-20%

-10%

0%

Percentage change in council spending power, 2010-11 to 2019-20

12 of the 20

worst-hit councils

were Labour in 2010

Labour

-34.2%

Average cut

-41.2%

Hackney

-25.2%

Kingston upon Thames

Lib Dem

-30.7%

All 20 of the

least-hit councils were Conservative

No overall control

-30.7%

Conservative

-24.2%

-9.6%

Wokingham

-40%

-30%

-20%

-10%

0%