Local Government Finance

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 4:33 pm on 3rd February 2010.

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Photo of Susan Kramer Susan Kramer Liberal Democrat, Richmond Park 4:33 pm, 3rd February 2010

The Minister is vaunting the significant amounts of additional money that his Government have made available, but is he aware that some councils are outliers, whose increases in cash per head can be counted in pennies? Richmond is a good example, with an increase of 87p per head. Many councils, like Richmond or Kingston, have had to go deep into their pockets to fund primary school places because Government help has been so limited. The number of children affected is very significant.

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