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Councils duck full cost recovery - Wednesday 2 August 2006

Only half of the visual impairment charities that work with local government are properly reimbursed in their contracts, a survey has revealed.

A quarter claimed they were underfunded by 25 per cent, while 9 per cent said they were underfunded by 75 per cent or more.

The survey, conducted by the RNIB and the National Association of Local Societies for Visually Impaired People, identified 108 contracts that were delivered by 32 voluntary organisations.

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