LGA warns councils could face Section 114s 'within weeks'

By Dan Peters | 17 April 2020

Coronavirus-led demand pressures and a loss of income risk combining to push councils towards financial failure, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned today.

The LGA, which represents councils in England, called on the Government to provide a ‘cast-iron public commitment’ that it will provide additional funding to fully meet extra costs to councils and compensate for lost income.

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