LGA calls on the Treasury to carry out a full assessment of “growing funding gaps”

The Local Government Association on Monday called on the Treasury to carry out a full assessment of “growing funding gaps” across the sector. A report by the National Audit Office in March said there 49% reduction in government funding for councils between 2010-11 and 2017-18. https://twitter.com/jomillerdonny/status/1047379558813585408 https://twitter.com/jomillerdonny/status/1047355481004621824 Read full piece at source: Treasury minister accused of … Continue reading LGA calls on the Treasury to carry out a full assessment of “growing funding gaps”

Local councils at risk of bankruptcy

Councils are calling on the chancellor to use the autumn Budget to tackle the immediate funding crisis for local government in 2019/20, and to deliver a sustainable funding settlement for local government in the forthcoming spending review. It comes after the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said in a damming report that budget cuts had left a number … Continue reading Local councils at risk of bankruptcy