Westminster Hall debate on local government funding, initiated by Thelma Walker MP, on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 2.30pm.
The Library will not be producing a Debate Pack for this debate but links to relevant Commons Library Briefing Papers and Government and Local Government websites are provided below.
A briefing paper covering the Fair Funding Review and business rate retention in English local government. 31 May 2018 | CBP-7538
Summary of the provisional 2017/18 local government finance settlement. 27 Nov 2017 | SN02648
Note on the 'community right to bid' for 'assets of community value' introduced by the Localism Act 2011.28 Apr 2017 | SNO6366
Guidance for local authorities disposing of land assets, 21 Mar 2016
Revealed, the thousands of public spaces lost to the council funding crisis, 4 Mar 2019
This Commons Library briefing paper examines the key funding pressures facing adult social care services in England and evidence of the impacts of these pressures on social care and health services. 12 Feb 2019 | CBP-7903
A short, non-technical overview of issues around school funding in England and answer frequently-asked questions on this subject. 27 Feb 2019|CBP-8419
This briefing paper looks at the implementation of the Government's reforms to school funding from 2018, including the introduction of a new National Funding Formula (NFF) for schools. 10 Nov 2017 | CBP-8106
There are different contracting methods for general practice. This includes the national negotiated General Medical Services (GMS) contract, used by most GP practices. Practices may also use locally negotiated contracts to provide flexibility in service. 13 Aug 2018 | CBP-7194
Overview of the funding and accountability relationships within this NHS in England. Section 7 provides some background on local government and public health services. 7 Jul 2017 | CBP-7206
Government guidance on the public health grant; The public health allocations and monetary conditions for local authorities to improve health in local populations. 20 Dec 2018
Local Government website, information on public health. The transfer of public health from the NHS to local government and Public Health England (PHE) is one of the most significant extensions of local government powers and duties in a generation. 21 Mar 2019
Implementing the Independent Library Report for England, providing leadership and helping to reinvigorate the public library service. Includes a link to data:
The Supporting document, below, has data on public libraries using CIPFA stats for 2005-2018. This includes data on libraries by country and region in Great Britain.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0072
Author: Sarah Priddy
Topic: Local government