Parliamentary watchdog warns MHCLG that Towns Fund allocations were 'opaque' and 'not impartial'

House of Commons financial watchdog the Public Accounts Committee has accused housing and communities ministers of a "lack of transparency" and appearing to be "politically motivated" in their selection criteria for allocating money from a £3.6 billion regeneration programme.

by Ellie Kahn
Newark-on-Trent, the housing secretary's constituency, was selected to receive up to £25 million (Pic: Getty)
Newark-on-Trent, the housing secretary's constituency, was selected to receive up to £25 million (Pic: Getty)

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