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"My council..." advertising campaign wasted £16,000

A quick update on the "My council . . ." posters that have been cropping around Peckham Rye and the rest of Southwark. When I posted last month I promised to let you know how much this bizzare advertising campaign had cost.

Well, according to the most recent edition of Southwark News your Lib Dem - Tory run council thought it was fine to spend £16,000 on the campaign. As I said previously, I've got no problem with councils spending money to communicate with residents on matters of importance, but wasting money telling people that the council is "working hard to improve green spaces" is just silly.

Perhaps this money might have been better spent improving the council's repairs service?

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