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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 20th July 2020.

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Photo of Bambos Charalambous Bambos Charalambous Opposition Whip (Commons), Shadow Minister (Home Office)

What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of Government funding for local authorities in England.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

We have now made £4.3 billion available to local authorities to address expenditure pressures caused by COVID-19, including £3.7 billion of unringfenced grants and the £600 million Infection Control Fund.

We are using monthly data collections and conversations with councils and the LGA to refine our assessment of costs and develop a good understanding of the pressures local authorities are currently facing.

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