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As councils face more cuts and tough choices they risk losing public trust

Monday 14 April 2014

Trust, they say, is hard won and easily lost. If you subscribe to this adage then you’d have to accept that in recent years key public institutions in this country have been losing much more trust than they’ve been winning.

Scandals over MPs’ expenses, police conduct and NHS care have taken their toll, with indicators including the Edelman Global Trust Barometer and the British Social Attitudes Survey showing a continuing decline in the faith the public places in many public servants and the organisations they run.

You can read the full article on The Guardian website.