Social Services: Finance

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Corri Wilson Corri Wilson Scottish National Party, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 6.1 of the Spring Budget 2017, what criteria will be used to allocate the additional £2 billion for social care to councils; and when that funding will be made available.

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

The Department published the allocations for the distribution of the additional funding for adult social care announced at the Spring Budget 2017 online on 9 March, together with an Explanatory Note concerning distribution. This is available at :

The funding will be made available from April 2017.

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