LGA finance warning kicks off conference

By Chris Mahony | 28 June 2022

More councils could be tipped into financial crisis while others face emergency in-year cuts due to soaring inflation and living wage increases, the Local Government Association (LGA) warned today.

Analysis published as the association launched its annual conference in Harrogate predicted additional cost pressures of £2.4bn this year, rising to £3.6bn in 2024-25.

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