Dan Peters 13 February 2019

MHCLG to make 'compelling case' for more funding

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Local government minister Rishi Sunak has vowed that his department will ‘make a compelling case’ for more funding ahead of this year’s Spending Review.

In an interview with The MJ, self-declared localist Mr Sunak urged councils to submit evidence to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) that showed councils could deliver ‘cheaper and faster than other parts of the system’.

Mr Sunak also gave his strongest indication yet that MHCLG would be arguing for the continuation of the Troubled Families programme beyond 2020.

Read the full interview in The MJ (£).

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