Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Newcastle City Council Budget Cuts

Councillor Nick Forbes speaks about how the cuts to local government are impacting on our city.
The city relies heavily on money from central government, because of its many people in old age, disability or youth, its many social problems, and its low revenue from council tax (many households not paying council tax at all, also many households in lower council tax bands like A, B and C (which mean less money coming in from local tax).

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