It’s all about the money, money, money

By Cllr Howard Sykes | 27 November 2019

With only weeks left before polling stations open, we need to shout from the rooftops that we need to fund local government and its services properly.

The money councils have to provide local services is running out fast and there is huge uncertainty about how they will pay for them into the next decade and beyond. All parties will need to look beyond headline pledges around more funding for the NHS, police and schools – important though these are.

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