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Is Liverpool a can-do council when it comes to cuts?

Liverpool City Council has rejected claims by the prime minister that it does not have a 'can-do' attitude to spending cuts.

The coalition government has accused Labour councils of making politically motivated cuts to frontline services, rather than making efficiency savings.

But councils in some of the poorest areas of England have complained that they are having to make the biggest savings, whilst better-off areas are less affected.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 23 Feb 2011
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