Local Government Funding

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 2:44 pm on 28th March 2018.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Shadow Minister (Scotland) 2:44 pm, 28th March 2018

Does my hon. Friend agree that it is about time that we bust the Tory myths about the economic shock that this country faced? The reality is that the economy was growing when Labour left office. It was the absurd austerity policies of the Tory party that prolonged the recession and made it worse, giving us what is now the longest recovery in our country’s economic history.