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Pickles council spending call

Pickles council spending call
Councils should delve into their reserves to protect frontline services, according to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles. He claimed councils were "hoarding billions while pleading poverty" and accused leaders of "unfounded predictions of doom and gloom". But the Government is under pressure from a coalition of rural, mainly Tory councils, who are considering legal action to fight the latest round of local government spending cuts.

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