Local Government Funding Settlement

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:59 am on 13th December 2018.

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Photo of Vicky Ford Vicky Ford Conservative, Chelmsford 11:59 am, 13th December 2018

Essex County Council and Chelmsford City Council do an excellent job, and the real-terms increase is welcome. However, there are real pressures because the area is growing, with 16,000 new homes due next year. Will the Secretary of State look favourably on our housing infrastructure bid, and will there be another chance for business rates retention projects for those who were not called for this year’s pilot?