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Solace blog

25th November 2022

LGC Article: Autumn statement did just enough to stave off disaster, Patrick Melia

“Councils and our communities deserved so much more than Jeremy Hunt had to offer, writes the local government finance spokesperson for the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives & Senior Managers.

As these things go, the chancellor’s autumn statement could have been worse for local government – but the sad truth is that it fell short in addressing the countless and increasingly complex challenges the sector, and our communities, face both in the here and now and in the future…”

Click here to read the full article by Patrick Melia, Solace spokesperson for Finance, on the LGC.