Book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.
He responded to a number of questions on the Rural Economy and here is a snippet of him talking about the Fair Funding Review of Local Government Finance (click below):
Graham stresses that 'historically rural areas have been majorly underfunded in comparison to urban areas' and there 'is a need for fair distribution of whatever funds this country can make available to fund local services.'
The full session can be viewed at here
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