Spending Review: What it means for the West Country

Local councils will face further cuts in their budgets, but health spending will be protected and more free schools encouraged. Those are the main headlines from today's spending reivew announced by the chancellor.

But he confirmed that South West Water customers will continue to receive a £50 annual rebate for a further year - and that a deal to enable a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset has been reached.

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