Tag Archives: Lincolnshire County Council

LETTER: Are you worth less?

County News Summer/Autumn 2017 highlights the unfairness of Government funding for Lincolnshire. We receive £292 each; London £536 each. We ‘miss out’ on £178 million yearly. Fairer funding for Lincolnshire and ending of the shortfall is called for. Lincolnshire County Council has 58 Tory councillors; all others combined only 12. Of the seven MPs for the county, six are Tory ...

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UKIP to make only ‘very nominal’ effort to win South Holland and The Deepings MP seat

The local UKIP branch says its General Election campaign for the South Holland and The Deepings constituency will be “very nominal”.   Just two years after its candidate David Parsons came second to Conservative Eurosceptic John Hayes, only a “paper” candidate will be fielded on Thursday, June 8. Instead, the local branch will lend its support to UKIP leader Paul ...

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Call for council to be ‘given tools’ to look after county

Lincolnshire should “stand up taller and shout louder” to help usher in a new era in local Government and get a fairer deal. At the first meeting of Lincolnshire County Council since the General Election, leader Martin Hill called on the Government to devolve greater powers to county-led authorities, saying: “Give us the responsibility and we’ll rise to it. “Give ...

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