Labour Council Guilty of Double Speak says John Pugh MP February 10th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Labour Council Leaders Guilty of Double Speak John Pugh, the only non-Labour MP in the Liverpool City Region has criticised the Merseyside Council Leaders for being “conned” by Tory Government ministers. It was only two weeks ago that they told us that they had secured a great deal through the City Region Deal and this week the local government settlement shows that money continues to be drained away from the area. City Region deals mask the extent of cuts and are bogus attempts to sugar the pill. The only thing they have done so far is to put a little more into the hands of the council leaders. Council leaders were falling over themselves to praise the deals and falling for the Tory version of the Three Card Trick. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!