Row over RBKC ‘pre-election sweetener’ goes national

Evening Standard 4.2.14 reports on Kensington and Chelsea Tory plan to give ‘pre-election sweetener’ to Council Tax payers. Sweetener  

Opposition Labour Leader Cllr Judith Blakeman adds:
‘The £7.5 million this will cost would be much better spent addressing the inequality gap that grows daily across the borough and shoring up all the front line services increasingly damaged by the Tri-borough inefficiencies. As the Council leader says, the effect on most residents is “risible” – so why waste all this money?’
As the story hits the national media, watch this space for the Council’s response.

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