Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

1141515
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) action they take, and (2) sanctions are available, to ensure that local authorities meet their responsibility for the public inspection of financial records under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
star this property uin HL17383 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-07more like thismore than 2019-08-07
unstar this property answer text <p>We expect all local authorities to fulfil their legal duties for the public inspection of financial records under Section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Responsibility for compliance with statutory duties sits with councils.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-08-07T13:30:53.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-07T13:30:53.463Z
star this property answering member
4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property tabling member
4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1138981
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to publish the 2020-21 Local Government Finance Settlement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 277135 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>I aim to publish the provisional local government finance settlement on or around 5 December and the final settlement no later than 31 January, in line with the recommendations of the Hudson Review. The Department will ensure the settlement timetable aligns with the timing of fiscal events and Spending Reviews.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-18T12:58:46.453Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T12:58:46.453Z
star this property answering member
1530
star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
star this property tabling member
1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
1138983
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the 2020-21 Local Government Finance Settlement will form part of a multi-year financial settlement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 277136 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2016-17, local authorities were offered a multi-year settlement deal, which was accepted by 97 per cent of authorities in exchange for publishing efficiency plans, as the Government recognised that this can provide greater certainty of income over the medium term to support service delivery plans. The arrangements for the 2020-21 settlement will be subject to the timing and duration of the planned Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-18T13:09:26.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:09:26.113Z
star this property answering member
1530
star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
star this property tabling member
1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
1136632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on his Department’s ability to make decisions on funding for local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 272718 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p>MHCLG continues to be focused on delivering the Government’s most pressing priorities, one of which is making sure the UK is prepared for all Brexit scenarios on exit day. We have made £58 million available to support councils in preparing for Brexit.</p><p>The upcoming Spending Review will be our opportunity to look at funding for local authorities in the round. The Department has set up a comprehensive programme of work to get a picture of service costs and pressures.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-08T16:47:15.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:47:15.607Z
star this property answering member
4483
star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1136437
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of current levels of funding provided to local councils on councils' ability to provide statutory services. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16887 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government continues to support councils in their vital work for our communities.</p><p>The 2019-20 Settlement confirmed Core Spending Power for councils is forecast to increase by 2.8 per cent in cash terms. This is a real-terms increase in resources to support critical services.</p><p>Preparations are well underway for the upcoming Spending Review, which is the right place to take the long term decisions about the ongoing resources required for councils to deliver high-quality services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-11T14:02:15.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T14:02:15.13Z
star this property answering member
4282
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property tabling member
1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1135022
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
star this property answering body
Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for financial planning by local authorities of the uncertainty of the timing of the next spending review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 269829 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
unstar this property answer text <p>HM Treasury is working with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to support the financial sustainability of local councils, so they can continue to offer a range of vital services to their local authorities.</p><p> </p><p>Departments have been commissioned to carry out the work necessary for a 3-year Spending Review concluding this Autumn.</p><p> </p><p>However, it will be for the new Government to decide whether the circumstances make it appropriate to conduct a full 3-year Spending Review, or a single year exercise.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-02T15:10:56.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:10:56.887Z
star this property answering member
4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
4510
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1134245
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will list the 10 local authorities with the greatest real terms reduction in central government funding since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 268408 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
unstar this property answer text <p>Due to changes in the finance and function of local government, there is no consistent measure of central government funding since 2010. The Department’s preferred measure of local government funding is Core Spending Power. Core Spending power is comparable over the period 2015-16 to 2019-20 and published in cash terms on the Department's website:<br> <br> <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/core-spending-power-final-local-government-finance-settlement-2019-to-2020" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/core-spending-power-final-local-government-finance-settlement-2019-to-2020</a> <br> <br> The 10 local authorities with the greatest reduction in Core Spending Power over the period 2015-16 to 2019-20 are listed below:</p><p> </p><p>Basingstoke and Deane</p><p>Brentwood</p><p>East Cambridgeshire</p><p>Epsom and Ewell</p><p>Forest Heath</p><p>Gedling</p><p>Huntingdonshire</p><p>North Dorset</p><p>St Albans</p><p>Watford</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-27T09:43:18.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T09:43:18.287Z
star this property answering member
4483
star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property tabling member
534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1130847
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the cash reserves held by local authorities in England that are not ring-fenced; and (2) whether those reserves are necessary; and whether they intend to encourage councils to use some of those reserves to help local services. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Patten more like this
star this property uin HL16214 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
unstar this property answer text <p>Non-ringfenced revenue reserves are either earmarked, as a result of a policy decision to use them for specific purposes; or unallocated, these reserves are part of a local authority's risk management process, which would be called upon in the event of unexpected costs and emergencies. <br> <br> All local authorities are required to hold sufficient unallocated reserves to meet unforecastable financial risks. Councils are free to determine the level of reserves they hold and are accountable to their electorate for the decisions they make. No powers exist to redistribute/reclaim this resource. Reserves are funds that are spent at the discretion of the local authority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T15:47:23.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T15:47:23.63Z
star this property answering member
4282
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
star this property tabling member
1137
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this
1131061
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answering body
Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the No Recourse to Public Funds condition on local authority budgets by local authority area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walthamstow more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stella Creasy more like this
star this property uin 262363 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
unstar this property answer text <p>I have regular discussions with the Home Secretary and the Communities Secretary about their budgets, including the impact of any government policy that may affect local authority finances.</p><p> </p><p>We need to make sure our immigration system is fair, while also protecting the taxpayer. There are already exemptions to the ‘no recourse to public funds’ condition for those in genuine need, such as those facing destitution or to protect the welfare of a child. I would expect the relevant departments to raise any issues at the Spending Review, where we can consider how we fund our priorities across government.</p><p> </p><p>Local Government Core Spending Power is increasing in real terms this year. We have provided an additional £650m for social care in 2019-20.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-13T07:25:06.663Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T07:25:06.663Z
star this property answering member
4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
4088
unstar this property label Biography information for Stella Creasy more like this
1130373
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress he has made on encouraging local authorities to invest more of their reserves in local communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stevenage more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen McPartland more like this
star this property uin 261216 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Councils are free to determine the level of reserves they hold and are accountable to their electorate for the decisions they make. No powers exist to redistribute/reclaim this resource. All local authorities are required to hold sufficient unallocated reserves to meet unforecastable financial risks. <br> <br> Many council’s reserves are earmarked for particular purposes. Earmarked reserves are funds that are spent at the discretion of the local authority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-13T16:33:11.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T16:33:11.223Z
star this property answering member
4483
star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property tabling member
4093
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen McPartland more like this