Labour demands costs of “pointless” HQ review

Labour demands costs of “pointless” HQ review

Labour councillors have slammed a Tory-led Coalition review of the new council HQ as “pointless and a waste of taxpayers’ money”. In questions to Durham County Council’s new Coalition Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Labour will ask for a breakdown of costs to taxpayers...
Coalition refuses to condemn Government UC snatch

Coalition refuses to condemn Government UC snatch

County Durham’s new Tory Coalition Council yesterday rejected calls to condemn the Government’s decision to remove the Universal Credit uplift. Labour councillors were dismayed when the Tory-led Coalition, propped up by the Lib Dems and Durham Independents, rejected a...