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Speech on Local Government Funding

Speech on Local Government Funding

February 3, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Today I spoke in the Westminster Hall debate on changes to local government funding. Over the past 5 years, we have seen the Treasury force the most brutal cuts on local authorities, whilst the Chancellor proceeds to tell the nation that he ‘is fixing the roof whilst the sun is […]

 

Consulting On Cuts

March 27, 2011 at 7:37 am

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal this week: Dear Editor, It is a well known fact that local government budgets are being hit savagely by cuts dictated from national government. Councillors have to make difficult decisions and a libraries consultation has been developed so that the […]