Minister in reserves row

By Martin Ford | 09 January 2024

Local government minister Simon Hoare has said councils ‘can and should consider drawing on their reserves’ to help deal with the financial crisis.

The suggestion has been labelled ‘ridiculous’ by the shadow minister and faced criticism from sector figures.

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