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Jack Dromey MP, Labour's Shadow Local Government Minister, responding to the Department of Communities and Local Government's publication of a public property map, said:

"Councils have a duty to tackle waste and ensure the assets they hold deliver the best value for money for local people.

"However, nothing should deflect from the fact that the size and speed of the Tory-led Government's decision to hit councils with deliberately frontloaded cuts has seen frontline services lost, cuts to charities and the voluntary sector and local jobs lost."

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