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Middle candidate wants government to rethink priorities

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016


Cash squeeze mean services are underfunded

A former head teacher and education official who’s standing in September’s general election says the government needs to rethink its priorities.

Paul Craine is standing in Middle, and says although planning is the most important issue on a local level, government finances is the biggest national challenge we face.

Mr Craine says the incoming administration will have to deal with the problem because it’s affecting all areas of Island life.

He says vital services aren’t getting the money they need: