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Social Services: Finance

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 68850, tabled on 23 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 6.1 of the Spring Budget 2017, what criteria will be used to allocate the additional £2 billion for social care to councils; and when that funding will be made available.

Answered on

29 March 2017

The Department published the allocations for the distribution of the additional funding for adult social care announced at the Spring Budget 2017 online on 9 March, together with an Explanatory Note concerning distribution. This is available at :

The funding will be made available from April 2017.