Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:25 pm on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of Mike Hill Mike Hill Labour, Hartlepool 5:25 pm, 5th February 2019

My hon. Friend is making a very powerful speech. On the issue of child poverty, we have high debt rates and nine food banks in Hartlepool. How can my local authority cope with a £6 million funding shortfall and 40% departmental cuts right across the patch?