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Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:04 pm on 5th February 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development) 3:04 pm, 5th February 2020

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that councils of all political persuasions are already, as he said, in severe financial trouble following 10 years of savage cuts by the Conservative Government? The Government’s new adult social care funding formula, which will actually see Birmingham lose almost £50 million, will further exacerbate inequalities both within and between councils.