Calls for new PM to make council funding 'immediate domestic priority'

By Naomi Larsson | 23 July 2019

Calls have been made for the next Prime Minister to make council funding his 'immediate domestic priority' after Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party leadership contest.

Mr Johnson will take up the role after past experience of local government, having served as the Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Finance Politics Chief executives County Councils Network Spending Review Fiscal Freedom Localis Fiscal devolution

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products