Portsmouth budget protest

Campaigners angry at plans by Portsmouth Council to cut thousands of pounds from a service for domestic abuse victims have held a protest outside a crunch budget meeting.

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Protesters make point on steps of city hall

Credit: Sam Holder

Protesters made their point to councillors outside a city hall budget meeting this afternoon in Portsmouth. The council needs to save £11 million this year. And £35 million over the next four years. A hundred council jobs could go, and council tax looks set to shoot up by its maximum 3.99 %

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