Philip Hammond's debut Autumn Statement included a £2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund, £1.4bn for 40,000 new affordable homes and £1bn to boost full-fibre broadband and 5G, alongside £1.1bn to improve local roads and new City Deals and devolved powers for London. The Chancellor also promised new borrowing powers for mayors of combined authorities. Social care, however, did not get a mention. What does it all mean for local government? LGE asked the experts.