The levelling up of local government funding is long overdue

By Chris Tambini | 09 February 2022

The fair funding review was first announced back in 2016 and was first a casualty of Brexit and then coronavirus.

With the announcement in the local government funding settlement, reform is back on the agenda. I think there are few who will argue that the current system manages to combine incomprehensible formulae with historic data from every decade since the 1970s and needs reform.

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