Survey of MPs and Peers on behalf of Local Government Association on attitudes towards local government funding.
- The vast majority of MPs and Peers support the devolution of financial powers and/or greater responsibility for local public services.
- A large proportion support additional funding for councils for social care budgets.
Date Published: 21/02/2017
Categories: Policy Makers | Politics | Public Sector | UK
Client: Local Government Association (LGA)
ComRes interviewed 152 MPs between 10th November and 19th December 2016 and 100 Peers between 14th November and 15th December 2016 online and by paper self-completion questionnaire. Data have been weighted by party and region to be representative of the House of Commons, and by party to be representative House of Lords.