Ruth George and Dennis Skinner condemn Tory funding cuts

The government claims that council funding is rising but could not answer my question yesterday as to why Derbyshire is having to cut another £70m from services, in spite of £260m cuts already. After eight years of rising debt and worse services it’s not good enough to still quote the global financial crash as the reason – but blaming Labour will always trigger a response from my friend Dennis.

Derbyshire MPs Ruth George and Dennis Skinner condemn Tory funding cuts to DCC

The government claim that council funding is rising but could not answer my question yesterday as to why Derbyshire is having to cut another £70m from services, in spite of £260m cuts already. After 8 years of rising debt and worse services it’s not good enough to still quote the global financial crash as the reason – but blaming Labour will always trigger a response from my friend Dennis.

Posted by Ruth George MP for High Peak on Tuesday, 6 November 2018