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Council workers expecting job losses

Southampton City Council employees demonstrate in the city centre in July last year Photo: PA

Southampton City Council is expected to announce more job losses later today, as it battles to find savings of £25 million this year alone.

Labour came to power in May and councillors said they'd reverse a pay cut by the previous Conservative administration. But that means finding a further £3 million.

Last year, there were protests by hundreds of council workers - including bin men and traffic wardens - over job losses. Council chiefs will reveal details of a 'mini budget' at around 5pm today.

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