Saturday, 20 November 2010

Hyndburn suffers some of the highest government cuts in Britain? Official DCLG statistics?

George Osborne says 'we are all in this together' and Lord Young tells us 'we have never had so good'.

There is talk of 'leaked' DCLG figures showing that Hyndburn will face a 30 to 38% cut in funding over the CSR period at the very same time as other councils such as South Cambridgeshire, West Oxfordshire, Tonbridge Wells, Uttlesford, Reigate and Banstead, Dartford and Harborough will get a 25-37% increase. 

Many other authorities in the North West are predicted to lose around 25 to 29% - so we appear to be amongst the very hardest hit.

We await with worry but it seems that not only have the LibDems misled the nation but teh Tories are at it too. The Tory Council Leader contuinues to remain silent on the issue and it would appear only the MP's office is 'batting for Hyndburn'.