Local Government Spending Contents




Conclusions and recommendations

1 Financial sustainability

Ensuring value for money from short-term funding initiatives

The Department’s lack of ambition for the financial sustainability of the sector

Inability to demonstrate financial sustainability

2 Services provided by local authorities

Overseeing the range of services that matter to local people

Determining what people can expect from local authorities’ statutory services

Clarity over comparisons with other bodies

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 6 February 2019