Local Government Finance

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 28th January 2015.

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Photo of Roger Godsiff Roger Godsiff Labour, Birmingham, Hall Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the comparative change has been in local authority funding at the 10 (a) most and (b) least deprived local authority areas since 2010.

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

The information is not held centrally in the form requested. Moreover, meaningful, like-for-like comparisons between individual local authorities cannot be made over more than one financial year owing to changes in local authority responsibility and function, as for instance due to the transfer of responsibility for concessionary travel and due to the introduction of academy schools.

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