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Social Services: Finance

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 912091, tabled on 22 July 2019

What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the funding allocated to local authorities for adult social services.

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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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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