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Local Government Finance: Buckinghamshire

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 190322, tabled on 12 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to ensure that the existing financial reserves held by Chiltern District Council will be spent in the Chiltern District Council area.

Answered on

20 November 2018

Subject to Parliamentary approval of the necessary secondary legislation, Chiltern District Council will be able to continue to take decisions about the use of its existing financial reserves until 31 March 2020, after which, remaining reserves become the responsibility of the new unitary district council which may decide to use them to resource new community boards being established and services and assets being devolved to any town and parish councils in the area.