Tory planning failures mean less than 1 in 10 of new local houses are affordable.
Labour will double the rate of Council house building and create more housing for rent through the Council’s Housing Company.
Labour will restart a programme to reinvest in Children’s Centres to help reduce the failure to prevent poor outcomes for our children.
The result - a 10% 2017 local taxes increase - the largest in the country and way above the supposed trigger for a referendum.
Labour will ensure that it respects local democracy and would only increase taxes above Government limits if it is supported by a local referendum.