Section 114 chief: We will not be the last

By Dan Peters | 06 July 2021

Slough Council’s chief executive this week urged other sector bosses to ‘trust your intuition’ to avoid their local authority following in her Section 114 footsteps.

The over-extended council last week became the second local authority in less than a year to issue a dreaded Section 114 notice after its borrowing quadrupled from around £180m to £760m in five years.

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