Southampton Council cuts

Southampton City Council plans to close a community swimming pool as part of £800,000 of savings, it's been revealed.

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How will Southampton Council make its cuts?

Today, Southampton City Council announced it was reversing a pay cut introduced by the previous conservative administration - as well as saving £40 million over the next two years. But, in its first mini budget, the leader only outlined savings of around 2.5 million.

Fred asked Cllr Simon Letts how they'll save the money.

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