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09/12/2009 4:49 pm

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Junior

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09/12/2009 8:16 pm

Joe sorry to say this and you might think I am wrong but where was you last year when Council Tenant's got a deduction but Housing Association Tenant's didn't.

Sorry its Housing Association Tenant's turn.

I sure you will advise me if you think I am worry

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Joe Halewood

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09/12/2009 8:54 pm

Eva - Last year 2009/10 council rents went up by over three per cent - the govt subsidised this by giving money only to councils and not to RSLs.

Yet this same govt says RSLs dont need an increase this year but councils do - "...to ensure councils have sufficient resources."

So how can central govt maintain RSLs dont need an increase but councils do? The govt are being highly selective and disingenuous

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