VIDEO: Lewisham Council Budget Meeting - John Coughlin only opposition to cuts

26 February 2015

On Wednesday night Lewisham Council met to debate their budget for 2015 - 2016. Cllr John Coughlin of Lewisham Greens was the only councillor to vote against the cuts budget. He raised the council tax freeze, adult care services and the efficacy of the recent council consultation into funding.

John Coughlin's contribution starts at 17 minutes in.

Thanks to Obi of Occupy London and South East London's People's Assembly for the footage.

Before the meeting there was a protest outside held by local anti-cuts groups.

Romayne Phoenix of Lewisham Green Party and the Green Party Executive was one of the speakers.


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