Councils need another £12.8bn to cope with coronavirus - LGA

By Dan Peters | 27 April 2020

Councils may need up to another £12.8bn from the Government to get through the coronavirus crisis, the chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA) has suggested.

Giving evidence to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee today, Cllr James Jamieson said the £3.2bn given by Whitehall so far had given councils ‘breathing space’.

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