Gove announces finance settlement

By Mark Conrad | 18 December 2023

Michael Gove today announced England’s provisional local government finance settlement for 2024-25, with councils set to receive an above-inflation average 6.5% increase in funding.

The proposed spending package for next year is £64bn – some £3.9bn more than the current fiscal year - and includes extra support for social care and housing.

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