The Fair Funding team is responsible for developing London Councils’ policy on local government finance, performance and procurement.
We work with and on behalf of London’s local authorities, producing research, technical papers and analysis which is used to influence government thinking on all aspects of local government finance. We frequently respond to government consultations and attend government working groups on behalf of our members.
Our work priorities include:
To undertake these tasks, the team works closely with finance officers from across London local government, and with the various professional networks including:
This year, London local government will receive over £8 billion of funding to spend on local services (excluding ring-fenced funding for education).
The London Councils' Local Government Finance team have produced an updated chart explaining where London local government gets its core funding from in 2014-15. Find out more...