Charities Facing Cut In Rate Relief
Northampton Borough Council is reducing some of the business rates discount they have been offering to charities and non-for-profit organisations, so the Council can make savings of £70,000. Some affected organisations, like Working Men's clubs, say they'll be hit hard.
However, councils in Corby & Wellingborough say they won't cut their discounts. Stuart talks to Barry Slazberg, the President of the South-East Midlands branch of the Club & Institute Union, to Keith Goodwin, the manager of Shop Mobility in Northampton, to Councillor Brandon Eldred from Northampton Borough Council, to Councillor John Magee from Corby Borough Council and to Councillor Paul Bell from the Borough Council of Wellingborough.
Reporter Carrol Weston meets Andy Spalding from Corby Furniture Turnaround Project.
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