Star date: 22nd January 2013
SALFORD'S REAL CUTS FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE SAYS MAYOR
"If I was the union leader…I couldn't possibly ask my members to agree to these things…" Ian Stewart, Salford City Mayor
As the ConDem Government chops another £24million from Salford City Council's budget, City Mayor Ian Stewart says that the cuts his Council is imposing "are going to affect real people with needs".
"I'm quite open to criticism about the judgement" he adds "as long as people accept that the judgement is made within the overall problem of the Coalition Government taking millions of pounds away from the people of this city."
The Mayor is certainly going to get plenty of criticism, with the first public campaign meeting scheduled for this Saturday, against cuts to support for deaf and visually impaired children.
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