Working group to be formed on council data requests

By Dan Peters | 03 March 2022

The Government is to form a working group to understand what data it is ‘feasible’ for councils to report to Whitehall more frequently.

It comes after the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) launched a ‘comprehensive review’ of pre-existing local authority revenue, capital and borrowing statistics last summer to identify ‘how well data needs are currently being met’ and ‘lessons learned’ from the monthly COVID monitoring information.

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