Statement on Local Government Finance: 18 December 2014

Statement on Local Government Finance: 18 December 2014
18 December 2014

Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government, Kris Hopkins, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 18 December 2014, on local government finance.

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Hilary Benn, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

Further information

Provisional local government finance settlement

The local government finance settlement is the annual determination of funding to local government. It needs to be approved by the House of Commons.
 
The provisional local government finance settlement for 2015 to 2016 is available on the Government's website.

The final 2015 to 2016 settlement will be laid before the House of Commons in February.

Related information

About Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.
 
Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

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