Local Government Finance Settlement

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 8th September 2014.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the effect of the local government finance settlement on communities with the highest levels of need.

Photo of Kris Hopkins Kris Hopkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Councils facing the highest demand for services still receive substantially more funding per dwelling. The 2014-15 average area spending power per dwelling for the 10% most deprived authorities is almost 50% greater than for the least deprived 10%.

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