Tories slash spending on Citizens Advice in Sevenoaks

April 25, 2010 at 12:34 pm | Posted in South East | Comments Off on Tories slash spending on Citizens Advice in Sevenoaks
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David Cameron says he wants to,

“Create a supportive funding environment for volunteer-based charities and community groups.”

But Tory-run Sevenoaks has cut £10,000 from budgets for the local Citizens Advice Bureau and other voluntary groups whilst spending nearly £100,000 a year on civic dignitaries.  They spent £12,000 alone on a Civic Dinner.


No help now in Harlow

April 20, 2010 at 12:11 am | Posted in London | Comments Off on No help now in Harlow
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Tory Harlow refused to implement the Government’s offer of funding, as part of ‘Real Help Now’, to halve rent increases for council tenants in 2009.

Despite councils getting money from the Government to improve advice
services that people need on debt and the Labour Government help available during the recession, Harlow cut funding for the local Harlow Advice Centre by 80%, cutting opening hours and staffing – at a time when its services are needed most.

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