Council Tax Increases

Part of Housing, Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons on 8th April 2019.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield

When will this ministerial team wake up to the fact that we do not all live in Maidenhead or the New Forest? The fact is that the central Government grant has been cut and cut again, and we cannot keep on getting more for less. Only this morning, Shabir Pandor, the leader of Kirklees Council, said, “Why doesn’t this Government see local government as an ally, not the enemy?”