Councils Can! Local Government Call for the Power and Investment to Succeed

At the beginning of July, GRANTfinder joined over 1,400 delegates and 100 exhibitors at the Local Government Association (LGA) annual conference in Bournemouth. With a full, three-day schedule of over 100 sessions, plenary speakers, and an interactive innovation zone the event lived up to its nickname of “Local Government’s Glastonbury.”

Before senior local government figures gathered for the main event, the LGA report Councils Can was launched, providing a stark warning that councils in England are on course to face an £8 billion funding gap by 2025. Increasing funding pressures and uncertainty on how to continue service delivery to the most vulnerable duly took centre stage.

To read our top 8 takeaways from the event, click here.

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