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A committee leader rounds on council staff over 'systematic' overspends

Sparks don’t usually fly at Manchester City Council’s Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee. But at yesterday’s meeting, the committee’s chair, Councillor Sarah Russell, gave every appearance of being extremely pissed off with the officers in charge of the council’s capital projects, which include the Abraham Moss leisure hub in Crumpsall, The Fac…

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