Council concern over grant pressure

By Dan Peters | 23 March 2021

Councils have raised concerns with government that local authorities will have to demonstrate their efforts to spend a key business grant before getting more cash.

Local authorities have been told they have until the end of June to prove they have spent or ‘made a validated attempt to spend’ 100% of the additional restrictions grant (ARG) they have been allocated or they will not qualify for the latest £425m announced by the Government.

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