Challenges remain following funding boost

By Martin Ford | 24 January 2024

A £600m boost to the Local Government Finance Settlement has been welcomed, but has not resolved the sector’s funding issues, the Government has been warned.

The bulk of the extra funding announced today by levelling up secretary Michael Gove is accounted for by £500m being added to the social care grant.

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