“People want the best possible council performance for their residents”
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.
“Conservative councils consistently deliver excellent services in challenging financial circumstances”
“Councils have lost 60p out of every £1 since 2010”
“We welcome the lifting of the housing borrowing cap, but continue to push for Right to Buy to be devolved”
“We are listening to you, speaking for councils nationally, and getting more good people to stand”
“Councils are struggling to meet the increased demand that children’s social care now faces”