On 13 December 2018, the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) published information on council tax referendum principles 2019 to 2020 and alternative notional amounts.
Settlement sets out a 2.8% cash increase for local government, although this is dependent on authorities raising council tax to the maximum possible.
The minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2018 are now available.
The minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018 are now available.
The National Housing Federation’s Audit and Risk Conference is a two-day event to be held in Birmingham from 5–6 December 2018. Early bird tickets are now available.
HMRC delays mandation for certain customers until 1 October 2019 to ensure there is sufficient time to test the service.
Northamptonshire County Council has appointed a new finance chief to take up the reins, the local authority has confirmed.
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has published details of the number of properties by council tax band at various geographic levels.
After review, the MHCLG has decided to leave current approach to the adult social care precept in place.
House of Commons Library publishes briefing paper on forthcoming Green Paper on social care for older people.