One of the biggest challenges facing the Conservative/Lib Dem Coalition Government has been to tackle the UK's budget deficit. This has lead to a vast number of budget cuts to public sector spending across the country and the Merseyside area in particular, with education, transport and policing sectors all suffering mass cuts to their future budgets. Keep up to date with all the latest news stories from the Liverpool Daily Post about Government spending cuts right here.
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HUNDREDS of protesters gathered outside Liverpool Town Hall tonight ahead of the city council's budget meeting.Read
LIVERPOOL Mayor Joe Anderson has sent Communities Secretary Eric Pickles a train ticket so he can come to the city and see the impact of Government cuts.Read
A KEY meeting is expected to reveal the extent of cuts being planned by Wirral council as it struggles to balance its budget. Follow live updates from 6pm.Read
AWARD-winning Liverpool children’s author Alan Gibbons has called for a campaign to save the city’s under-threat libraries.Read
HUNDREDS of protesters gathered at a Merseyside town hall demanding councillors think again over controversial plans to cut jobs and services.Read
A RAFT of emergency savings, including hikes in cemetery fees and a cull in school crossing patrols, were set to be passed by Sefton council tonight.Read
A MINISTER insisted looming fire cuts will tackle “waste” – despite warnings they will axe 10 Merseyside fire stations and cost lives.Read
CARE workers demonstrated their anger at a protest over wage cuts.
MERSEY MPs have lobbied against planned cuts to the region’s fire service.Read
LOOMING multi-million pound budget cuts to Merseyside’s fire service will lead to the closure of five stations and loss of 150 firefighter jobs – at the very least.Read