Social Services: Finance:Written question - 912091

(Sheffield Central)

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Asked on: 22 July 2019
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Social Services: Finance
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the funding allocated to local authorities for adult social services.
Answered by: Rishi Sunak
Answered on: 22 July 2019

This Government has recognised the pressures faced by adult social services and has provided councils with access to an additional £10 billion of dedicated funding for adult social care in the three years to 2019-20.

Future levels of funding will be settled in the Spending Review, where the overall approach to funding local government will be considered.

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