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LGA responds to £20 million cultural development fund announcement
“Councils face an £8 billion funding gap by 2025, and our core cultural services like libraries and museums will come under increasing financial pressure unless local government finance is put on a sustainable footing.”
Business Rates Retention and Fair Funding Review consultation – 18 January 2019 – Taunton
LGA responds to NAO report on NHS financial sustainability
"If the NHS is going to thrive, we need to make sure that public health budget cuts are reversed and that our social care services are properly funded and sustainable."
LGA responds to pothole report by RAC Foundation
"The Government is spending 52 times per mile more on maintaining our national roads – which make up just 3 per cent of all roads – than on local roads, which are controlled by councils and make up 97 per cent of England’s road network."
NHS Long Term Plan
The Long Term Plan (LTP) was published on 7 January. This briefing focuses on the areas of most interest and relevance to local government and summarises all relevant LGA views, comments and policy messages.
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