Jenrick: Spending Round puts sector on 'more sustainable footing'

By Dan Peters | 10 September 2019

The Spending Round has put local government on a ‘far stronger and more sustainable footing for the future,’ communities secretary Robert Jenrick has told The MJ.

Local authority core spending power is projected by the Government to rise by 4.3% in real terms in 2020/21 – the biggest year-on-year real terms increase in a decade.

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