COP26 and net zero

Recognising councils as key to tackling climate change

Cash boost for SEND

The Government has announced £250 million for councils over the next two years, to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Public health cuts

The Government has confirmed that councils’ public health budgets will continue to face significant reductions, with funding being cut by £531 million between 2015/16 and 2019/20.