Councils face £2bn children's services 'funding gap'

Jess Brown
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Rising demand for children's services will create an "unsustainable" funding gap for local authorities, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

Children's services will face the biggest funding gap of all local authority services by 2019/20, the LGA has calculated. Picture: Morguefile
Children's services will face the biggest funding gap of all local authority services by 2019/20, the LGA has calculated. Picture: Morguefile

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