Labour spend taxpayers' money blaming the coalition for the cuts

You couldn't make it up, could you?

But that's what the Labour council administration in Camden has done.

Here is a link to an article in the Camden New Journal,

Labour spend public money to show cuts are Coalition’s.

If a shortage of money means that "tough decisions" are needed, cutting back on propaganda first ought to be an easy one - for any honest and intelligent politician who cares more about services for the people they were elected to represent.

Clearly the administration in Camden, which is spending £1,500 on posters blaming the government for the cuts, has demonstrated whether any of those descriptions apply to them.

The local Conservative group leader, Councillor Andrew Mennear said: “The current government is having to make spending cuts owing to the previous Labour government’s reckless profligacy with our money during its 13 wasted years in office.

“Labour Camden’s decision to waste our money locally by putting up pointless and arguably political adverts of this nature will not go down well with local residents.”

He added: “We’ve entered a new era of ‘every penny counts’ austerity thanks to the profligacy of Gordon Brown and the negligence of Tony Blair. Even rela­tively small items of expenditure like this need to be held to account.”


Hat tip to Political Betting for drawing my attention to the story.


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