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Labour Government take from the poor and give to the rich.

February 15, 2007 8:36 PM

The Labour government have decided to take away £4.5 million from Blackburn with Darwen Council and give to richer areas who do not deserve it. Liberal Democrat Leader on the Council, David Foster said, "The government have decided that because we are a deprived area we need more money. This means taking money away from "wealthier" areas. The government want to cushion the blow to these areas and therefore have decided not to give us the full amount and give some of it back to these richer areas. Local Council Tax Payers are having to foot the bill. If the government paid us what they say we need we could cut the Council Tax by 10%"