Economy: McDonnell Attacks Central Government over Council Cuts

John McDonnell has accused the government of using cash-strapped local councils as “human shields” to absorb deep spending cuts by the Treasury.

Everyday we hear of councils not meeting the standards that residents expect but what can they do with budgets slashed by up to 50%?

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/08/john-mcdonnell-councils-used-human-shields-funding-cuts?

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