Porter: 'New age' for local government

By Sam Clayden | 17 December 2015

A four-year settlement for local government will ‘transform’ the relationship between local and central government and boost funding for adult social care.

Whitehall today announced councils will be offered funding packages up until the end of the Parliament to give them further financial certainty before the full devolution of business rates in 2020.

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