Gwynne calls for Government to scrap fair funding review

By Dan Peters | 06 February 2020

Shadow communities secretary, Andrew Gwynne, has called for the Government to scrap its fair funding review.

Mr Gwynne warned the ‘so-called fair funding formula’ could tip councils ‘over the edge’ and said the Government should ‘ensure that local authorities are properly funded through a fairer system that properly takes account of deprivation, need and differing council tax bases’.

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