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13Jan94 UK: HOMES TAKE BRUNT OF COUNCIL CUTS.

Housing has borne the brunt of government cuts in council spending on building, suffering a 45 per cent slump in real terms in the past 10 years.This claim came last week from Labour's shadow local government minister, Doug Henderson.Mr Henderson's figures relate to capital spending, which includes new building, road construction, major refurbishment and modernisations, but not day-to-day minor repairs.The areas worst hit by these cuts were the North and Greater London, he said. Rural ...

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