Budget 2017

Councils to receive £70m for temporary accommodation costs

24/11/2017

New changes to the Universal Credit system will prevent councils from losing more than £70m in the money they spend on providing temporary accommodation.

Budget 2017: Local leaders call for more powers to tackle housing crisis

23/11/2017

Council chiefs welcomed the Chancellor’s emphasis on housing in yesterday’s Budget, but warned more needs to be done to fix the broken housing market.

Budget 2017: Council chiefs warn against ‘devolution deadlock’

23/11/2017

Local government leaders today warned of the dangers of ‘devolution deadlock’ in their response to the Autumn Budget.

Budget 2017: Sector blasts lack of social care funding

23/11/2017

More older and disabled people will fail to get the help they need due to a lack of extra funding for social care in yesterday’s Budget announcement, sector experts have warned.

Leisure centres 'old and tired’ due to underfunding, council chiefs warn

30/10/2017

The Government will miss a chance to transform the nation’s health if it fails to inject new funding into leisure infrastructure, councils have warned.

Government urged to confirm social care funding is 'new money'

09/03/2017

The Government has been urged to confirm the £2bn social care funding announced in yesterday’s Budget is ‘new money’ and not taken from other local government allocations.

Budget 2017: Hammond accused of doing 'bare minimum' to fund social care

08/03/2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has promised additional grant funding of £2bn over the next three years in an attempt to plug England’s social care budget gap.

Budget 2017: New devolution deal for London

08/03/2017

Devolution to the capital was given a boost by the Budget, with new powers handed down to London by the Chancellor.

Budget 2017: Hammond announces £435m business rate package

08/03/2017

Local authorities will be able to access a £300m fund in order to ease business rate revaluation challenges in their local areas, chancellor Philip Hammond has announced.

Budget 2017: Funding for new wave of free schools

08/03/2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has today confirmed a £320m funding package to build 110 new free schools.

Budget 2017: £500m for infrastructure, technology and training

08/03/2017

The chancellor has announced more than £500m for infrastructure, technology and training to ‘start to close’ the productivity gap between Britain and its competitors.

Budget 2017: Councils to bid for £690m congestion fund

08/03/2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a major local funding boost to tackle congestion in his first Budget, with a £690m competitive fund for English councils to get local networks moving.

Budget 2017: £2bn social care cash boost for councils

08/03/2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his final Spring Budget, offering a £2bn cash boost for social care in a bid to rescue councils from the care crisis.

Budget 2017: What should councils look out for?

07/03/2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has already dismissed announcing a ‘spending spree’ in his budget speech tomorrow, but what should local government watch out for?

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