Local Authorities: Lost Revenue

Part of Housing, Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at on 15 June 2020.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

Manchester has lost £136 million in revenue this year alone. In Greater Manchester, the funding gap is £406 million. In the UK, it is £10 billion. The Minister just told us unequivocally that local authorities should not make plans for more austerity. Is he committing to fully fund those gaps?