.... Speaking in a room off an ornate corridor in the Guildhall, the civic centre built during the city’s flourishing maritime past, he says the council has been determined not to accept “managed decline” and has striven to attract investment. It has maintained services as far as possible despite government cuts of £104m, 42%, from the annual budget
in the last five years. ...
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