MPs call for urgent finance reforms

By Heather Jameson | 19 July 2021

Councils should be given more flexibility to raise their own taxes and social care funding urgently needs to be reformed, MPs have said.

The Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) select committee also called for the fair funding review and business rates reset to be brought forward in a bid to stabilise council finances.

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