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05May94 UK: DLO REFUTES £5M LOSS ALLEGATIONS.

A secret report into allegations that Liverpool council's direct labour organisation (DLO) lost £5 million on a cable-laying contract has sparked a political row in the city.The £16 million contract for Cable North West (CNW) was expected to net the DLO some £1.5 million. But CNW terminated the contract last year because of poor performance.Opposition parties have accused the Labour council of incompetence and mismanagement.But the council has hit back. It claims that ...

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