Council leader: We can't avoid painful decisions

The leader of Leeds City Council says this year's budget is the hardest one he was worked on. Councillor Keith Wakefield says some of the decisions about reducing services to find £55m of savings would have been previously unthinkable.

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Leeds Council budget cuts

Leeds City Council has announced it needs to find a further £55m of savings over the next 12 months and warns services will be affected.