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Swansea council's cuts could see nearly 700 jobs lost

Councillors in Swansea have approved proposals which could see nearly 700 jobs lost.

Up to £45m could be cut over three years, with the council refusing to rule out compulsory redundancies.

Three care homes and a library could close, community meal provision could be withdrawn and school meal prices increased.

Deputy leader Christine Richards said the situation was the "most challenging this council has ever seen".

Abigail Neil reports for BBC Wales Today.

700 jobs threatened in council cuts

  • 10 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales
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