Councils struggling to meet fund deadline

By Martin Ford | 27 June 2022

Councils have warned ministers of their struggle to complete investment plans to unlock the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), with the deadline fast approaching.

In a behind-closed-doors meeting between the Local Government Association (LGA) and levelling up minister Neil O’Brien, councils are understood to have spoken of ‘challenging timescales’ to draw up local investment plans by 1 August.

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