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Rural Cash Calls


Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:21am 17th January 2012.

A group of MPs demands a fairer funding deal for rural communities like Cornwall.

It says isolated areas pay an extra £100 in council tax on average, but get less government cash for stuff like transport, health and education.

North Cornwall's Dan Rogerson is urging ministers to end the town country divide.

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