The Bradford Experiment: Counting the Cost, Bradford NALGO, researched by Services to Community Action & Trade Unions, March 1990.

A hard-hitting report by Bradford NALGO which examines the sweeping changes from the time the Conservatives narrowly gained control of Bradford Council in October 1988, until the setting of the Poll Tax in March 1990. It outlines the local Tory strategy and national significance of The Bradford Experiment; describes the scale and impact of cuts and restructuring; provides a critical analysis of Bradford Council’s commercialisation strategy; looks in detail at what the Bradford Experiment has meant for users of services; examines the impact of these changes on the local economy; and draws out lessons to be learnt (36 pages).