MP Steve McCabe says the Government owes Birmingham £100 million

A Birmingham MP had demanded the Treasury hand over £100 million which he says it owes to the city.
Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe says the Government should reimburse Birmingham City Council after it changed the way local authorities are funded.
The money could help pay for cash-strapped social services or children's centres.
It follows a series of spending cuts imposed by Ministers since 2014.
First, the Government cut central funding by the same proportion for every council - without taking into account income from council tax.
But Ministers adopted a new approach in 2016/7, apparently... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional West, Views: 36
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