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LGA: English councils short-changed by UK spending formula

England's communities are being "short-changed" by £4.1bn a year under the model used to allocate central government funding across the UK, the Local Government Association has said.

It's calling for the so-called 'Barnett Formula' - which is used to determine how the funds are divided up - to be scrapped.

Mike Sergeant reports.

  • 21 Nov 2013
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