LGA in 'unsustainable' warning after children's services overspend

By Dan Peters | 03 June 2021

Derbyshire CC, and Ealing and Croydon LBCs recorded the biggest children’s services overspends in the latest data available, analysis has found.

Net current expenditure for Derbyshire was £113m in 2019-20 - £30m more than the council’s original budget - while Ealing and Croydon recorded overspends of £25m and £21m.

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