Floodplain wrote:You really should have sent this as a private message rather than post it on here and use the forum for your own political agenda.James Hatts, SE1 Editor:
Thanks for your interactive map in the benefits news item.
In the interests of balanced and impartial reporting, sorry but you really should have given people at least some background as to why these reforms are being made by the Government, as opposed to simply outlining the 'cuts'.
It would be interesting also if you could produce a similar interactive SE1 map in order that long-suffering taxpayers such as myself can see what percentage of working age able-bodied Council Tenants are unemployed, what percentage receive council tax benefit and what percentage receive housing benefit.
Russell Cronin wrote:The government's agenda in reducing its subsidy of local councils is surely to make citizens more vigilant about the way the money - wherever it comes from - is spent.
dee dee wrote:I think the main point for me is still southwark had a choice
dee dee wrote:i blame Southwark totally.
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