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Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges

Inquiry

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.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Thirty-Fourth Report - Local Government Finance System: Overview and Challenges
Inquiry Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges
Committees Public Accounts Committee
HC 646
Report
Response to this report
Treasury minutes: Government response to the Committee of Public Accounts on the Thirty Fourth report from Session 2021-22
HC 646
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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29 November 2021
Inquiry Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges
Committees Public Accounts Committee
Oral Evidence
LFS0001 - Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges
Witnesses ICAEW
Committees Public Accounts Committee
Written Evidence
LFS0002 - Local Government Finance system: Overview and challenges
Witnesses Local Government Association (LGA)
Committees Public Accounts Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: pubaccom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3273 (General enquiries). For all media enquiries please contact Jessica Bridges Palmer bridgespalmerj@parliament.uk / 07917488489
  • Address: Public Accounts Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA