To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities during the covid-19 outbreak.
22 February 2021
The Government has allocated over £8 billion directly to councils since the start of the pandemic.
In addition, local authorities are expected to receive over £3 billion of support in 2021-22, for both additional expenditure pressures and loss of income.
This takes the total support committed to councils in England to tackle the impacts of COVID-19 to over £11 billion.