Schools and libraries face huge cuts after soaring costs create £1.7bn shortfall
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Exclusive: Emergency council cuts feared across England caused by inflation and higher energy costsCost of living crisis for councils will make levelling up a distant dreamSchool-building projects, swimming pools and libraries have been earmarked for emergency funding cuts because town halls have been hit by an unexpected £1.7bn hole in their budgets, the Guardian can reveal.

Rampant inflation and soaring energy bills mean that council leaders have been forced to rip up financial plans from a...

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