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Local Authority Finance

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 15th December 2014.

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Photo of Andy Sawford Andy Sawford Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) 2:30 pm, 15th December 2014

The truth, as this damning report by the NAO shows, is that the Government do not know and do not care about the impact of the cuts on the ground. Across the country, street lights have been turned off, bus services cut, lollipop patrols stopped, children’s centres closed and care services withdrawn. Will the Minister come clean and admit that this is just the start of what it really means to take Britain back to the 1930s?