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Freedom of Information Request

Council Funding

Received: 27 May 2022

Despite routinely carrying out important and vital work to support their communities, local councils are facing significant funding challenges. We are carrying out a Freedom of Information request to try and ascertain the scale of the funding challenge that local councils are facing in the medium-term future. Please can you answer the following questions:

1. What is your current predicted funding gap by the end of the financial year 2023/24?
1. What is your current predicted cumulative funding gap by the end of the financial year 2024/25?
1. Has your council estimated the costs of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions? Yes / No / Don't know
1. How much does your council estimate reaching net zero will cost? (Please state amount and any associated timescale) £______________
1. Can your council access enough funding to be able to deliver your emission reduction ambitions? Yes / No / Don't Know

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download