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Caroline Flint MP, Labour’s Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary, responding to today’s Local Government Finance Settlement, said:

“Many people up and down the country will feel let down by this deeply unfair settlement.

“All Eric Pickles’ warm words about transitional funds can't disguise the truth – the poorest neighbourhoods will be hardest hit while the better off will do best as a result of to the choices the Coalition Government are making.”

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