Tierful times

By Andrew Muter | 22 March 2017

Andrew Muter combines the district and county spending power figures and uncovers a worrying trend

Local government can now plan ahead with confidence, according to communities secretary Savid Javid.

The publication of the local government financial settlement sets out the level of resourcing and the core spending power available to councils over the next four years. Core spending power may feel like the camouflaging of significant funding cuts. It does, nevertheless, provide some interesting comparative information about what local government financing has become in 2017.

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