Community Budgets

Inquiry status: Report published on 23 October 2013, Government response published on 28 January

The Communities and Local Government Committee has been investigating Community Budgets (for troubled families, total place and neighbourhoods). It had previously carried out a preliminary in 2012: Taking forward Community Budgets. This  inquiry followed on from this to see how Community Budgets are developing. 




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Related Previous Inquiries

The Committee carried out its initial inquiry into Community Budgets and reported on 27 February 2012