The Budget was an opportunity for the Government to take action and prove that it will take the looming funding crisis it has caused in local government seriously.
“We welcome the lifting of the housing borrowing cap, but continue to push for Right to Buy to be devolved”
Children need adults to advocate on their behalf. Remember – they don’t vote, and sadly often feature low on the list of MPs’ post bag issues.
One of my main priorities when I became the LGA Conservative Group Leader was to work with the Government and colleagues to address the funding pressures that we all face.
I want to thank you and your colleagues, our partners in the voluntary and care sector, and our residents, for the incredible response to the LGA’s adult social care green paper.
“The housing borrowing cap has hampered councils’ ability to play a leading role in tackling the housing shortage”