S114

MPs slate ministers over local government funding

23/07/2020

MPs have slated ministers for failing to give local government sufficient funding and urged them to ensure a 'clear and timely financial settlement’ in readiness for the next phase of the pandemic.

CIPFA issues temporary s114 guidance

11/06/2020

Council finance chiefs have been given new guidelines for dealing with financial collapse during the coronavirus crisis.

No bail outs for commercial investments

22/05/2020

Plans to bail out councils struggling with their finances could vary between authorities - but they will not cover commercial investments, The MJ understands.

Is bankruptcy an option?

10/01/2019

Neil Merrick finds out what consequences a council may face if it is unable to provide statutory services or deliver a balanced budget.

Northants to have improvement board

02/05/2018

Northamptonshire CC will establish an improvement board that will work closely with government commissioners to improve the county’s finances and governance ahead of reorganisation.

Javid plans intervention into crisis-hit Northants

27/03/2018

Local government secretary Sajid Javid has bowed to the inevitable and outlined plans for commissioners to run Northamptonshire CC amid concerns over the county’s sustainability.

County council imposes an emergency spending ban

03/02/2018

Northamptonshire CC’s director of finance has issued a section 114 order, calling a halt to spending at the cash-strapped authority. 

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