Council cuts: Not a penny for Derby from £300m pot to ease funding cuts

 

The Government has this week announced a package of funding to ease the burden of cuts on local councils. Despite these promises, analysis of the final Local Government Settlement found that 83 per cent of the extra £300 million available would go to Conservative councils. While southern county councils will get the most relief, major urban areas including Derby will not see a penny of the transitional funding.

Read the full story in today’s Guardian.

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