Even with the support measures unveiled by the chancellor, boroughs are braced for many of their residents facing cost-of-living pressures.
The government’s boost to local authority funding provides short-term relief but cannot disguise the extreme pressures town halls will continue to face.
Boroughs are playing an instrumental role in delivering wraparound support to families living in hotels.
London Councils responds to the local government finance settlement for 2022/23.
New polling commissioned for London Councils shows that the cost of living is now the most important issue facing Londoners.
London Councils' response to the news that the government is making the National Transfer Scheme for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children mandatory.
Much-needed funding boost welcome but no ‘age of optimism’ for council finances – London Councils responds to the Budget and Spending Review
London Councils has welcomed the much-needed increase in funding announced by the Chancellor, while stating that the boost will not be enough to establish an age of optimism in local government finances.
Ahead of the Budget and Spending Review, London Councils emphasises the priorities for securing economic recovery and levelling up in the capital.
New data from London Councils shows how boroughs responded to a spike in the number of residents facing financial crisis.
London boroughs are responding to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan by playing their part in supporting families fleeing persecution.