Kevan has written today to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government about the new funding arrangements to support Local Authorities with the additional pressures they are facing as a result of the Coronavirus.

Kevan said:

“The Government need to explain why much-needed funding is being redirected from the North East to wealthy home counties”.

A copy of Kevan’s letter is available below:

The data available regarding the funding is also available here: