Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:25 pm on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Westminster North 5:25 pm, 5th February 2019

We just had a debate on the police settlement grant. Does my hon. Friend agree that local authorities are at the forefront of prevention work, so it is particularly tragic that my local authority, Westminster, has removed all funding from youth services, after-school services and holiday schemes and, like authorities all over the country, lost at least a third of early-intervention funding?