Finance concerns grow in wake of Grenfell

By Laura Sharman and Dan Peters | 18 August 2017

Council finance directors are growing increasingly concerned about the impact of the Grenfell Tower fire on their budgets.

Additional pressures arising from the disaster are now undeniable, with Salford City Council due to consider borrowing up to £25m to improve the fire safety of nine of its tower blocks.

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