I was glad to see so many letters in last week’s paper expressing strident opposition to the proposed Tax Credits cuts.
These were part of £12bn welfare cuts that our MP refused to identify prior to the election; and we remember what David Cameron said about them on television.
As I write, the House of Lords has just sent the government back to the drawing board.
But I want your readers to know that the Lib Dem Lords had proposed a motion to kill these cuts off completely.
What it would have taken was for the Labour Party to work with the Liberal Democrats and back this ‘fatal’ motion.
Sadly, I understand that they were instructed to abstain.
The people of Hastings, St Leonards and Rye should know.
Hastings & Rye Liberal Democrats
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