Figures released by the Department for Health shows the Conservative Government is planning a 4.040 cut to the public health budget in Kent. The budget pays to help improve people’s health so there is less pressure on the NHS.
In Coalition the Tories said they would abolish the Human Rights Act as quickly as possible if they had their own way.
They also threatened to walk away from the European Convention on Human Rights, with no guarantee about what would come in its place.
The only reason they could not follow through on their plans is because they were blocked time and again by the Liberal Democrats.
Now David Cameron – presiding over a wafer-thin majority and held to ransom by the swivel-eyed right wingers on his backbenches – is back on the war path.
The Conservative government have announced a range of cuts to working age benefits that will affect local residents.
Kent County Councillors were told yesterday that the new Conservative Government is already planning a £200 million cut in national Public Health funding which will mean a cut of £4 million in Kent's Public Health Service.
Trudy Dean, Lib Dem Group Leader at Kent County Council said: