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26-11-2020, 05:02 PM
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Re: Spending Review: Chancellor to set out government spending plans

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You have to wonder how much is new money. Some changes this year have expectations of organisations "finding" money internally. Eg local authorities. This means passing on costs to taxpayers in the form of higher council tax etc.

The nursing increase was part of a 3 year deal already accounted for.

New roads and infrastructure. How much is the HS2 gravy train?
I caught the tail end of an item on the lunchtime news and the reporter was saying that the Government was to allow all councils to increase the council tax rates by 5% next year.
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Re: Spending Review: Chancellor to set out government spending plans

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I caught the tail end of an item on the lunchtime news and the reporter was saying that the Government was to allow all councils to increase the council tax rates by 5% next year.
MUCH better would be to reduce what they deliver.
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Re: Spending Review: Chancellor to set out government spending plans

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I caught the tail end of an item on the lunchtime news and the reporter was saying that the Government was to allow all councils to increase the council tax rates by 5% next year.
Last time they did that it was ring fenced for social care. Wonder if that has changed.
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