Right to Buy discounts should be funded by Whitehall not councils, committee says

Right to Buy discounts should be funded by Whitehall not councils, committee says

Right to Buy (RTB) discounts for housing association tenants should be funded by central Government rather than through a ‘levy’ on local authorities, according to a local government committee.

All Scottish councils accept funding deal

Council leaders in Scotland have ‘reluctantly’ accepted the £350m funding cut from the Scottish Government.

All Scottish councils accept funding deal

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