Councils call for more time to spend community renewal cash

15 September 2021

Council chiefs have called for more time to spend cash from the community renewal fund (CRF) after the Government delayed announcing successful projects.

The Government has yet to announce which projects have won funding from the CRF – the precursor to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. This will squeeze the time in which projects have to deliver as the Treasury is sticking to the requirement for funding to be spent by the end of March 2022.

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