Future Forum North: Call to 'grab attendance allowance'

02 December 2016

Several chief executives have called on local government to seize powers over attendance allowance as part of business rates retention.

The Local Government Association has warned against new demand-led responsibilities, but at The MJ’s Future Forum North, Warwickshire CC boss Jim Graham said the sector asked for 100% business rate retention and should therefore ‘live or die by it’. 

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