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Local Government Finance: Greater London

June 18, 2007

Question written on 18/06/2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if the Government will provide additional financial assistance to central London local authorities with large numbers of arrivals from A8 nations.

Answered by Phil Woolas

The Government have made available over 600,000 to central London local authorities in recognition of the pressures on their homelessness services caused by A8 nationals. In particular to support work to tackle rough sleeping.