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10:07pm Thu 20 Mar 14

scraptheWAG says...

get ready for huge tax rises !!! good old labour

VOTE LABOUR YOUR FATHER DID
get ready for huge tax rises !!! good old labour VOTE LABOUR YOUR FATHER DID scraptheWAG
  • Score: 3

10:51pm Thu 20 Mar 14

Gez Kirby says...

The fact is, if fewer cuts were made, council tax charges would have had to go up even more.

As a result of Tory-led Westminster government cuts to Welsh Government funding, Caerphilly Council has had to make expenditure cuts of £14.5 million for 2014/15, None of us wants to make cuts. But if our funding is cut, we have to make hard choices about council services and council tax levels.

Hopefully, most Caerphilly county borough residents won't notice any great impact on services in 2014/15. But the Condem cuts mean even deeper cuts will have to be made to Caerphilly Council's budget in 2015/16 and 2016/17. Much harder choices will have to be made then. Our Labour-led Council will do its damnedest to protect the worst-off in our communities. But things may get a lot worse before they start to get better.
The fact is, if fewer cuts were made, council tax charges would have had to go up even more. As a result of Tory-led Westminster government cuts to Welsh Government funding, Caerphilly Council has had to make expenditure cuts of £14.5 million for 2014/15, None of us wants to make cuts. But if our funding is cut, we have to make hard choices about council services and council tax levels. Hopefully, most Caerphilly county borough residents won't notice any great impact on services in 2014/15. But the Condem cuts mean even deeper cuts will have to be made to Caerphilly Council's budget in 2015/16 and 2016/17. Much harder choices will have to be made then. Our Labour-led Council will do its damnedest to protect the worst-off in our communities. But things may get a lot worse before they start to get better. Gez Kirby
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9:20am Fri 21 Mar 14

-trigg- says...

As a result of the WAGs obsession with an outdated language amongst other policies, funding which was provided by Westminster to prevent rises in Council Tax was not passed on to the individual councils.

This has been exacerbated by certain councils making a politically motivated choice to target core services for cuts rather than reducing waste, in order to create a "look what those nasty tories made us do" narrative.
As a result of the WAGs obsession with an outdated language amongst other policies, funding which was provided by Westminster to prevent rises in Council Tax was not passed on to the individual councils. This has been exacerbated by certain councils making a politically motivated choice to target core services for cuts rather than reducing waste, in order to create a "look what those nasty tories made us do" narrative. -trigg-
  • Score: 1

9:32pm Fri 21 Mar 14

pwlldu says...

Gez stop blamig the Tories, Labour put us in this mess. Someone got to pay for the cost of the living wage to its council employees.
Gez stop blamig the Tories, Labour put us in this mess. Someone got to pay for the cost of the living wage to its council employees. pwlldu
  • Score: 3

8:40pm Tue 25 Mar 14

bugsy93 says...

Your executives and councilors have got to fund their pay rises somehow.
Your executives and councilors have got to fund their pay rises somehow. bugsy93
  • Score: 2

5:51pm Thu 27 Mar 14

Nig says...

pwlldu wrote:
Gez stop blamig the Tories, Labour put us in this mess. Someone got to pay for the cost of the living wage to its council employees.
So labour were in control of the global economy , I think Not , the Tories have BORROWED TWICE that of the last labour government, which had FOUR years in surplus, something NO tory government HAS EVER ACHIEVED. The cost of the Tories failure is being paid by the POOR not the bankers who caused the crash, they are getting FOUR times their annual salaries in Bounces. What happened to eliminating the deficit , Failed , re balancing the economy , Failed, export led recovery Failed, personal and government debt up, Boy George has failed to deliver on HIS OWN PLEDGES.
[quote][p][bold]pwlldu[/bold] wrote: Gez stop blamig the Tories, Labour put us in this mess. Someone got to pay for the cost of the living wage to its council employees.[/p][/quote]So labour were in control of the global economy , I think Not , the Tories have BORROWED TWICE that of the last labour government, which had FOUR years in surplus, something NO tory government HAS EVER ACHIEVED. The cost of the Tories failure is being paid by the POOR not the bankers who caused the crash, they are getting FOUR times their annual salaries in Bounces. What happened to eliminating the deficit , Failed , re balancing the economy , Failed, export led recovery Failed, personal and government debt up, Boy George has failed to deliver on HIS OWN PLEDGES. Nig
  • Score: 0

5:54pm Thu 27 Mar 14

Nig says...

scraptheWAG wrote:
get ready for huge tax rises !!! good old labour

VOTE LABOUR YOUR FATHER DID
Well your Dad was not wrong
[quote][p][bold]scraptheWAG[/bold] wrote: get ready for huge tax rises !!! good old labour VOTE LABOUR YOUR FATHER DID[/p][/quote]Well your Dad was not wrong Nig
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