Westminster has been told that local authority funding is “broken”, leaving vital services in dire need of a cash injection.
In a letter from 20 council leaders a stark warning has been highlighted, with a warning that the whole system could be broken down.
Some councils, mainly in the midlands and north, see as much as 50% less funding per head than their compatriots in central London.
Our reporter, Stephen Menon, explains how the system got like this, what can be done about it, and how it affects you.
Featured image by Stephen Menon