Index reveals funding woes

By Heather Jameson | 24 February 2021

Most councils allowed to use capital cash to prop up their finances faced problems before the impact of the pandemic hit, new figures have revealed.

The latest local authority resilience index from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) laid bare the fiscal position of councils for the year until the end of March 2020 – just as the UK went into its first lockdown.

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