On Walsall III

Town escaped the Blitz

So Victorian buildings

See poverty still

n.b. Ranked in the top four boroughs for social deprivation in 2016. Charities and top-down patronage cannot address the issues. They did not in Victoria’s time; they do not now.

This week (4th February 2019) the Conservative government announced £1bn more cuts to local government, but say councils will have more “freedom” to raise revenues by other means. Not easy when your council tax payers have no money.


CLP 05/02/2019

Published by

Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité