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News and updates from Pixel Financial.

Councils overfunded for COVID pressures last year but ‘chronic’ financial pressures remain’

Councils overfunded for COVID pressures last year but ‘chronic’ financial pressures remain’

25th January 2022

Our article provides wider context to the report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) that local government received more funding for COVID pressures in 2020-21 than was actually spent.  This is correct - although the amount can be disputed - but it is not sufficient to fund later costs and the structural under-funding of the sector. 

Room 151 article

Room 151 article

14th June 2021

Our latest article explores how difficult it is to make financial forecasts for 2022-23. The uncertainty might be with us for some time yet. 

Looking ahead to local government funding reforms

22nd February 2021

Media/ press: Adrian has published an article in the Municipal Journal about whether the New Homes Bonus consultation can tell us anything about the local government funding reforms.

Read the full article on the MJ website

Local government funding reforms

29th January 2021

Media/ press: Adrian has published an article on the local government funding reforms in Room 151:

https://www.room151.co.uk/trea...

Pixel - council tax survey 2021-22

7th January 2021

Pixel undertakes a council tax Band D survey every year. Please use the link to take you through the survey. Initial results can be seen on Google Forms but we will also periodically provide updates:

https://forms.gle/RZCHG9dDX4BpVp84A

Links

Here are links to some of Adrian Jenkins's articles and posts on other websites. There are also some items written by Dan Bates, of LG Improve.