Political reporter Daniel Hewitt on how councils are reacting to the cuts

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Interesting comparing reaction to cuts from Labour-run councils in Great Manchester (9) & the only Tory-run council, Trafford....

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Trafford Council: We're at the forefront of managing reduced finances, achieving innovative groundbreaking efficiencies across our services.

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Joe Anderson Mayor of Liverpool: [Tory's are] in danger of creating a deeply divided nation. Forces of social unrest could start to smoulder

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Council budget cuts protest

Local authorities in the North West have said they will be making cuts to balance their budget.