Welsh councils cut £145m off spending to set budgets


Councils across Wales will cut jobs and services to make up a £145m funding shortfall after setting their budgets.

Cardiff and Powys must each save £22m in 2013-14 with over 400 jobs at risk.

Other councils say they are having to take "tough" decisions with cuts looming in waste collection, public toiletsm arts and libraries as well as grants to community groups and other services.

The Unison union say the figures are a "wake-up call" as the Welsh government says "challenging times" lie ahead.

Chris Dearden visits Anglesey to see how residents could be affected by cuts and the biggest council tax increase in Wales.

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