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    Quote Originally Posted by Lex View Post
    I'd like to see him put his money where his mouth is. If the city of culture is worth so much to Coventry, I expect that in the non too distant future we'll get a year off our council tax.

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    Hull had an economic boost when it was City of Culture, but it looks like most of the extra jobs were temporary: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43485141

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    I think it's a case of the Emperor's new clothes. One city gets suckered and refuses to admit it and so the charade continues.

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    The budget for the City of Culture preperations has beem set: https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/ne...aking-14751036

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    From a council that claimed it was broke and has slashed frontline services to the most needy! - Bastards!

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    There's always plenty of cash to pay for vanity projects.

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