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Halton’s Tory Government Inflicted Funding Cuts

Our MP Derek Twigg, has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in support of the Leader of Halton Borough Council, Cllr Rob Polhill’s, call for a reversal of the planned cuts to Halton’s government funding, to urgently address the £5.8 billon gap in funding that council’s face by 2020 and to provide Halton […]

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‘Breaking Point’ campaign exposes the crisis in council finances after £16bn in cuts since 2010 – and warns more councils may follow Northamptonshire into bankruptcy. Leader of Halton Borough Council, Cllr Rob Polhill and the Halton Labour Group of Councillors have joined with Labour councillors from across the UK to call for a real end […]

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Halton Residents & Mersey Gateway Tolls

Halton’s Labour Council is delighted that the Mersey Gateway has now opened, on time and to budget. That one of the smallest local authorities in the country was able to deliver this, the largest infrastructure project outside London, is an achievement to be proud of. The feedback from Halton residents has been overwhelmingly positive. It […]

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Derek Twigg raises concerns over the implementation of Universal Credit in Halton

Derek Twigg MP met with Department for Work & Pensions officials in London on Wednesday 26 April 2017 following a significant increase in constituents who have been suffering hardship because of problems with the introduction of Universal Credit in Halton. A large number of constituents have complained to Derek about being left with little or […]