Ministers row with LGA over fair funding review modelling

By Ann McGauran | 28 January 2020

A row broke out between ministers and the Local Government Association (LGA) after it modelled the potential impact of the fair funding review.

The figures were seized upon by the LGA’s Labour group, which claimed that 37 out of 46 (80%) Conservative-controlled councils would gain under the new formula while 50 out of 66 (76%) Labour-controlled local authorities would lose out, with 70% of new Tory MPs ‘representing communities hit by the change’.

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