MPs call on Sunak to boost council settlement

By Heather Jameson | 22 January 2024

More than 40 MPs have called on the Government to rethink the finance settlement in a bid to rescue floundering authorities.

In the run up to the final Local Government Finance Settlement, which is due to be published next month, the group has urged the Prime Minister to give councils a cash boost to ease pressure on services.

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