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North-South divide?

The Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames appears to have little in common with its northern namesake - Kingston-upon-Hull.

In 2011/12 - Kingston-upon-Thames is facing a reduction in its spending power of 2.57% - compared with 8.9% in Kingston-upon-Hull.

Proof say Labour that deprived urban areas - such as Hull - are losing out.

Tim Iredale speaks to Conservative councillor David Cunningham who dismisses talk of a north-south divide.

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