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West Somerset: smallest district council under threat

Some councils may not have a viable future, and the role of district councils in rural areas has been questioned by Lord Heseltine who wants to see combined larger 'unitary authorities', claiming they can save millions of pounds.

Sunday Politics West's Paul Barltrop reports on how West Somerset District Council - the smallest in Britain - is losing £100,000 a year, despite cutting staff and services, and why it may not be around much longer.

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