Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:49 pm on 22nd February 2017.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health) 5:49 pm, 22nd February 2017

I really appreciate the welcome the hon. Gentleman gave me. Does he agree with the Rural Services Network, which believes that the impact of the changes for predominantly rural councils, compared with urban councils, is

“not only discriminatory, but also unsustainable for rural local authorities”?

That will have a particularly pernicious effect in counties such as Cornwall and my county of Norfolk.