Press releases

Boroughs fear “cliff-edge ending to support” in Budget

The upcoming Budget must support London’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic by giving local government the funding and powers to ignite the economy and boost jobs in an inclusive way, according to membership group London Councils.

2 March 2021

Cladding funding welcome but 'won't end crisis'

London Councils has described the housing secretary’s announcement of new funding to address the cladding crisis as “undoubtedly welcome”, although boroughs insist further government action on fire safety issues is still required.

10 February 2021

London's under-fives risk falling behind due to pandemic

Under-fives in the capital who miss out on nursery during the Covid-19 pandemic are at risk of falling behind unless work is done to ensure they can bridge the gap in their education, a new report by London Councils warns.

4 February 2021