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Daily Mail: Austerity cuts hit councils in England TWICE as hard as in Wales and Scotland, Cambridge University study finds

Austerity cuts hit councils in England twice as hard as those in Scotland or Wales, a study has found.

The average reduction in spending on services was almost 24 per cent in England compared to just 12 per cent in Wales and 11.5 per cent in Scotland.

The findings come from the first detailed analysis of local authority budgets across Britain since 2010 by Cambridge University researchers.

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