Sparse Rural was established over 10 years ago to help support rural local authorities to campaign for fairer funding from Government. This emphasis on fairer funding remains at its core activities. Working alongside the Fair Share Group within Parliament, we have managed to year on year increase the Rural Services Delivery Grant for the most sparsely populated councils and raise the profile of the rural penalty suffered by rural Local Authorities in the Local Government Finance Settlement.
We have a wide range of services that are available to Local Authorities within our SPARSE organisation:
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