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Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges


After a series of PAC reports on the state of local authority finances over the last year including on the system of local government audit; local authority exposure to risky commercial investment  and potential losses in Covid support schemes; and the overall sustainability of the local authority finances, the Committee will question senior officials at the Treasury and newly renamed Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) on the challenges now facing local government as we enter the long economic recovery from the Covid19 pandemic.

If you have evidence on these issues please submit it here by Monday 22 November.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 22 November 2021.

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