BUT THESE PEOPLE CAMPAIGNED ON A TICKET OF SUPPORTING THIS GOVERNMENT WITH CONTINUING AUSTERITY CUTS! SO WHY ARE THEY (A) SURPRISED AND (B) COMPLAINING?
“THE LEADER of Devon County Council is calling for an urgent national review of local government funding.
Council leader John Hart said the county’s budget had been cut by more than £267 million over the last seven years to meet Government austerity targets.
“This reduction has a very serious effect on the ability of this council to offer services to the people of Devon,” he said.
The future funding of services was uncertain because the Government was further reducing its grants and switching financial support to business rates but there was no clarity or certainty about how much that would generate. … “
AND they expect us to vote for them AGAIN in May!