Councillors brand government funding deal ‘reverse Robin Hood’

Councillor Graham Chapman
Council leaders and MPs across the country are today calling on the government to halt another funding adjustment to funding in favour of what it they claim are more affluent areas of the UK. The call comes in response to proposals for the forthcoming local government finance settlement which the leaders say would go back on agreed funding levels to channel even more funding into some of the wealthiest areas in England, at the expense of regions like the East Midlands. The group of local leaders, led by an organisation that repr... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...