Javid finds extra £166m in final settlement

By Mark Conrad | 06 February 2018

Local government secretary Sajid Javid has found an additional £166m to ease spending pressures in social care and rural areas in the final 2018/19 settlement.

Mr Javid’s written ministerial statement today announced £150m for the adult social care support grant in 2018/19, which councils had been told would not be available in the next financial year.

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