X Cuts to schools
X Closing public toilets
Poole’s schools are projected to lose £5.6 million by 2021 due to the Conservative government's cuts. This will mean £352 less per pupil and a loss of 151 teachers. Find how much your child’s school will lose here.
The Conservative-led council are responsible for the mass closure of public toilets in the town, forcing residents and tourists to go without nearby toilet facilities when shopping and visiting tourist attractions.
X Slashing public services
X Increasing car parking charges
NHS bosses are considering closing down Poole’s A&E trauma and maternity units to “plug a potential funding gap of £158m a year by 2020”. Cuts have also "hurt" police funding.
The decision by the Conservative-led council to increase car parking charges is a "disaster" for many local businesses as shoppers do not want to pay the high charges.