Rural residents will find themselves in comparison with their urban counterparts:
- More information on the impact on rural authorities is available at this briefing note
According to the provisional settlement:
The Government consultation runs until 16th January 2021 and is available at this link above.
The Rural Services Network is preparing a draft response to the consultation and will circulate it to the Local Authorities in Sparse membership this week but would urge all rural local authorities to respond to the consultation so that their views can be considered and heard in MHCLG.
In particular we would urge you to respond to Section 6 on the Rural Services Delivery Grant, and answer yes to question 7 on this particular grant.
Question 7: Do you agree with the Government’s proposals for Rural Services Delivery Grant in 2021-22?
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