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Birmingham City Council cutting budget for youth services

26 February 2013 Last updated at 11:17 GMT

Britain's largest council is set to approve a budget that will see - depending on your point of view - swingeing multi-million pound cuts or much-needed multi-million pound savings from its spending.

Birmingham City Council serves one million people in the UK's second largest city, and is also said to be Europe's largest local authority.

Mary Rhodes from Inside Out West Midlands heard from youth worker Dale Jukes, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore on how the £3.5bn budget will affect the city's younger people.


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