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.

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CLP 05/02/2019

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Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité