‘Slap in the face’: Tory seats gain more from £4bn levelling up fund, finds analysis

Exclusive: council leaders accuse Rishi Sunak of offering ‘pre-election bribes’ as many deprived areas miss out

Tory seats have been awarded significantly more money per person from the government’s £4bn levelling up fund than areas with similar levels of deprivation, a Guardian analysis has found.

The disclosure is bound to provoke further fury from some regional leaders, who on Thursday accused Rishi Sunak of offering “pre election bribes”. Councils discovered that wealthy areas, including the prime minister’s Richmond constituency, will benefit from the new £2.1bn pot of funding while many deprived areas will miss out.

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@DebraMichael19

Just another way of buying votes -retaining or gaining! “Slap in the face’: Tory seats gain more from £4bn levellin… https://t.co/3HoiukTsFD

Posted on: 2023-01-30 11:22

@witter_dad

@BBCNews Another slap in the face for Tory voters. They wrtr defending Zahawi a few days ago, but gone quiet now. 😅

Posted on: 2023-01-29 17:30

@franceshinde

Should Zahawi lose the tory whip and face a new election for breaking the ministerial code, threatening journalists… https://t.co/gFDsOB9iue

Posted on: 2023-01-29 14:36

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Posted on: 2023-01-28 11:42

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RT @Lance63: Tory Home Secretary's U-turn on #Windrush reforms branded 'slap in the face.' This @Conservatives @ukhomeoffice Govt must be…

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Posted on: 2023-01-27 14:51

@Mindgoop

Why do Tory MPs look like they're only one slap across the face short of being cross-eyed?

Posted on: 2023-01-27 13:33

@quangels

RT @premnsikka: ‘Slap in the face’: Tory seats gain more from £4bn levelling up fund. Voters in Tory seats got £19.47 more a head than thos…

Posted on: 2023-01-27 11:35

@quangels

Tory marginal seats received 1.5 times more funding per person (£76 compared to £53). #ToryCorruption #SunakOut93… https://t.co/L9cWCjUrvb

Posted on: 2023-01-27 11:35

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Posted on: 2023-01-27 09:28

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RT @SocialistVoice: Suella Braverman abolishing Windrush reform is a slap in the face for the victims The Tory Home Secretary has dropped…

Posted on: 2023-01-26 23:34

@Debz7172

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Posted on: 2023-01-26 22:52

@stopuklies

Tory decision to abandon progress on Windrush reforms branded 'slap in the face' https://t.co/QDcn8AP4SP https://t.co/lcEsxl0FjU

Posted on: 2023-01-26 22:31

@reclaimocracy

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Posted on: 2023-01-26 22:04

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Posted on: 2023-01-26 17:06

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Posted on: 2023-01-25 20:28

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Posted on: 2023-01-25 09:13

@missedthebroom

RT @cselley: This will blow up in Tory's face, 100% guaranteed. During the inevitable "SOCCER FANS SHOCKED BY WORLD CUP TICKET PRICES: 'IT'…

Posted on: 2023-01-25 04:40