Complex funding stymies net-zero push

By Mark Conrad | 25 March 2024

A ‘complex web’ of hard-to-reach Whitehall funding pots is hampering councils’ net-zero initiatives – with two-thirds of town halls not confident of hitting crucial targets.

A survey by the Local Government Association (LGA), published today, reveals the potential for local action on climate change is being ‘strangled’ by the bureaucratic system of bidding for central government funds.

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