£5.2bn and counting

By Dan Peters | 22 August 2019

The Local Government Association (LGA) will argue the sector faces a £5.2bn funding gap in 2020/21 despite believing the figure is an underestimate, The MJ understands.

Smith Square has stepped up its engagement with the Government, with chairman, Cllr James Jamieson, briefing communities secretary Robert Jenrick and chief secretary to the Treasury, Rishi Sunak, on the key issues facing councils.

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