Thursday, 18 December 2003

Hackney Worst Council in England

From the Evening Standard:

Hackney is the worst council in England for the second year in a row.

The east London borough, run by a directly-elected Labour mayor, has again come bottom of official league tables.

It is classed as "poor" by the Audit Commission alongside Lambeth, Waltham Forest and seven other local authorities in England.

But it is the only council to get only one point - the lowest possible score - for both its ability to improve and the quality of its services.

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