Finance chiefs dispute council funding figures

Finance chiefs dispute council funding figures

Local government finance directors have calculated council spending power will fall by 6% following the finance settlement – more than three times the 1.8% the government has claimed.

Council's spending power to fall by 1.8%

Local authorities will be allowed to raise council tax by up to 2% in 2015/16, local government minister Kris Hopkins announced today.

Council's spending power to fall by 1.8%

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