Wednesday, 17 December 2008

"Lambeth faces fraud inquiry into £22m housing black hole"

Yesterday's Evening Standard reports how council bosses are under investigation for the catalogue of cock-ups that have led to the massive projected overspend in Lambeth's housing department in the 2008/9 financial year.

Until now, it has been Lambeth tenants, leaseholders and staff who have paid the price - job cuts across the board, services cut back, repairs not done.

And of course, Council Leader Steve Reed is blaming the whole mess on the Lib Dems - how pathetic! Grow up, take some responsibility, have the decency to fall on your sword.

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