Our work on Local Government Finance is split into two areas, the Fairer Funding campaign and a financial analysis of local authority budgets.
Did you know that:
Put simply, rural communities are paying more for less provision in their local areas.
The Rural Fair Share Group is a grouping of parliamentarians who have come together to argue for fairer funding for services across rural England. The Secretary of the Group is Graham Stuart MP.
Below is an analysis provided to local authorities and rural MPs in January 2014 which illustrates the current rural to urban divide in the financial settlement 2014:
- Local Government Finance Settlement Analysis
Future areas of work:
We provide a range of analysis for local authorities, considering their individual RA position (revenue estimate) and RO position (Revenue Outturn) compared with other authorities and groups of authorities:
To help with responding and reacting to the Annual Settlement consultation and to discuss key issues which are challenging Local Authority finance officers we are providing 8 free finance seminars in January 2014.
We hope to make this a part of our annual service to members.View items...