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Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 7th February 2018.

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Photo of Clive Betts Clive Betts Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee 4:39 pm, 7th February 2018

Will the Secretary of State reflect on the issue of the transitional grant? It may be important to some authorities, but will he confirm the figures Sheffield City Council has given me showing that the authorities that have had the biggest cuts to their core spending—cuts of over 30%—have between them benefited in this financial year to the tune of £10,000? That is the total figure for the authorities that have had the biggest cuts in grant over the past few years.