Middlesbrough set to ask for Government support in bid to avoid s114

By Paul Marinko | 11 January 2024

Middlesbrough Council is set to ask the Government for Exceptional Financial Support (EFS) as it battles to achieve a balanced budget for 2024-25 and avoid issuing a section 114.

A paper going before councillors next week is expected to call on the unitary’s executive to allow officers to make the plea of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

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