Former Revenue FD begins work at LGA

Stephen Jones, the former finance director for HM Revenue and Customs
has begun his first day of work at the Local
Government Association
as its new director of finance and performance.

Jones will lead on developing and influencing national funding arrangements
and will focus in particular on the
Spending Review 2007
, the
and securing the resources to enable local government to meet its
long term needs.

Speaking on starting his new role, Jones said he was ‘delighted’ to be
joining the LGA ‘at a time when there are so many opportunities to influence
change in the way public services are delivered’.

’The vital role that councils play in this is increasingly recognised and all
involved agree that there needs to be more devolution of power to local
councils,’ he added.
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