Social Services: Children:Written question - 13034

Asked by Helen Hayes
(Dulwich and West Norwood)

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'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 05 February 2020
Social Services: Children
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the allocation of long-term funding for children’s services.
Answered by: Rishi Sunak
Answered on: 10 February 2020

HM Treasury works closely with the Department for Education and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to support the financial sustainability of local councils, so they can continue to offer a range of vital services, including children’s services. Decisions on long-term funding for local government will be taken at the Comprehensive Spending Review.

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