Regional Inequality: Local Authority Funding

Part of Housing, Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons on 22nd February 2021.

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Photo of Luke Hall Luke Hall Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

This month, the local government finance settlement passed through this House, delivering a 4.6% rise in core spending power to councils across the country. For England, we are committed to putting funding where there is relative need, irrespective of the location, which is why councils in the most deprived areas of the country receive 16% more in grant funding than the least deprived areas.