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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 […]

 
Labour Local Government Conference

Labour Local Government Conference

February 20, 2013 at 9:21 am

I really enjoyed chairing a session at Labour’s local government conference in Nottingham recently. I was lucky to have had some fantastic leaders on my panel including Sir Richard Leese, Tudor Evans, Steve Cowan and Toby Perkins MP.