Financial sustainability of local authorities Contents




Conclusions and recommendations

1 The Department’s understanding of financial risk amongst local authorities

Risks to financial sustainability

Defining and assessing financial sustainability

Improving accountability arrangements

2 Ensuring financial sustainability in the future

Lack of clear long-term funding plan

The 2019 Spending Review

Impact of social care pressures on other local authority services

Statutory override for new international accounting standards

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current session

Published: 4 July 2018