Low levels of confidence among council leaders in meeting duties

Cllr David Fothergill, Local Government Association’s community wellbeing board chair

Nearly a third of councils have low levels of confidence in meeting their statutory duties next year. A Local Government Association (LGA) survey found 27% of respondents are ‘very confident’ of meeting all their statutory duties under the Care Act this financial year. This drops to 8% for next year (2025/26). Only 7% of respondents…

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