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Litany of waste by our MLAs

Published 29/07/2010

Those who targeted special needs children for the proposed cuts should be identified.

MLAs cannot wash their hands of their responsibility. They declined to ring-fence the health budget as has been done in England. As a result of the £113m removed from an already stretched budget, cuts to frontline services will be considered.

The Assembly's litany of monumental waste is now coming back to bite its members. More than £90m has been squandered on the National Stadium, RPA, ESA.

Meanwhile, £157m in rates lies uncollected.

CLLR RONNIE CRAWFORD (UUP)

Lisburn City Council

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