Spending Review will 'fail to offer long-term view' for sector

By Dan Peters | 23 September 2020

This year’s Spending Review will fail to offer a long-term view for local government, The MJ understands.

Local government remains hopeful the review will address outstanding matters on funding ahead of the provisional finance settlement for 2021/22 in December and has attempted to put the issue of fiscal devolution onto the agenda.

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