Fielding suggests return to revenue support grant

By Dan Peters | 20 November 2019

The president of the Society of County Treasurers, Gary Fielding, has suggested local government should continue to be funded by a revenue support grant.

Writing for The MJ, Mr Fielding questioned the move towards retaining 100% of business rates within the sector, arguing there was no correlation between the ability to promote growth in an area and demand for adult social care, children’s services and special educational needs and disability.

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