Rampant inflation will impact poorest most

By Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton | 30 June 2022

Councils are crucial to the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda. However, they are facing a cost-of-living crisis just like many households currently are.

Unless emergency support is provided in this financial year, local authorities face a chilling return to austerity – although for many of the most deprived authorities it never really went away.

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