Council tax in Leeds is to go up for the first time in three years, rising by almost 2%, while council rents will also rise by nearly six per cent.
Another 200 jobs are to go at Leeds City Council - on top of 1800 already lost.
The Labour run authority says there are now increasing signs of a north/south divide when it comes to spending cuts.
But on a visit to Yorkshire today, the chancellor George Osbourne insisted the north is benefitting from Government policy.
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