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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:18 am on 30th January 2020.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East 11:18 am, 30th January 2020

Barnsley Council has suffered the worst cuts in the country, yet research this week by the Local Government Association suggests that a review of the local funding formula could take another £4.5 million from Barnsley council by 2021. Can we have a debate in Government time on how we can have a fair funding deal for all local councils, not just those in the leafy Tory shires?