Spending Review fails to deliver for local government or levelling up

By Sir Stephen Houghton | 01 November 2021

When the chancellor announced during his budget speech that he would provide local government with ‘the largest increase in core funding for over a decade’ I’m sure there was genuine relief in town halls up and down the country.

However, as is always the case with headline spending review announcements, one must wait until the detail is published. In the case of this week’s announcements there are several important things to consider before getting excited.

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