Local Government Executive: Entrepreneurs urge local government to ‘spend small’

Local Government Executive covers Spend Small.

Monmouthshire County Council is the best performing authority in England and Wales, spending 25.6 per cent with small firms.

The worst performers were South Tyneside Council (5.79 per cent), Sheffield City Council (4.33 per cent) and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (4.17 per cent).

Wandsworth Council had the largest increase in small firm spending between 2011 and 2014 (30.5 per cent), while Nottinghamshire City Council had the largest decrease (36.4 per cent).

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