Ian Yuill

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SNP Scottish Government cuts £13 million from Aberdeen City Council’s budget

by Ian Yuill on 11 February, 2017

Photo of moneyThe SNP Scottish Government, with the support of Green MSPs, has imposed a huge cut of £13 million from Aberdeen City Council’s budget.

This massive cut will place tremendous pressure on Aberdeen City Council – already the worst-funded council in Scotland.

This SNP funding cut will mean a massive real terms reduction in the money available for vital local services in our city. I am pleased Liberal Democrat MSPs voted against this damaging budget in the Scottish Parliament.

With so much pressure on local schools, with many of our roads and pavements broken and crumbling and with funding for social care services simply not good enough, the SNP Scottish Government chose to make an enormous cut to the funding of Aberdeen’s local services knowing that this would make things even worse.

As local councillor for our area I will always stand up for local people, always put this area and our city first and continue to fight for a fair deal for Aberdeen from the SNP Scottish Government.

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  1. Rosemary PATERSON says:

    Dear Ian,

    Who do they think they are representing or more like it fooling the population!

    I do think that all they are interested in is the wider problem of separation.

  2. Alastair says:

    Hi Ian,
    I can understand why people in Edinburgh and Glasgow vote for the SNP, however for the rest of Scotland to do so beggers belief!! Let’s hope in the future the people in North of Scotland can see through the SNP.

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