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EU money ‘going unspent’

More than £730 million in vital EU cash – which could help local communities bounce back from COVID-19 – risks going unspent and being sent back to Brussels if the funding is not allocated by the Government before the end of the year, the LGA has warned.

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Budget unveiled

An extra £30 billion of public spending was announced in last month’s Budget – much of it aimed at local priorities including homes, roads, digital connectivity, flood resilience and devolution.

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Budget 2020

Based on feedback from councils, the LGA’s Budget submission focuses on getting the right funding to improve services and people’s lives through public service reform.