Plymouth City Council Overview and Scrutiny Management Board, live coverage
Budget cuts in policing, health, fire and council services are being discussed at a meeting in the city today.
Plymouth City Council Overview and Scrutiny Management Board has heard how millions need to be cut from authority budgets in the city - including by Plymouth City Council and Derriford Hospital.
The Council has to cut £17million from its budget, while Derriford Hospital is saving £22million this year and £27million next year - and says it is having trouble recruiting nurses.
The £27million equates to 7% of turnover.
Devon and Somerset fire service faces a 17% cut over two years - a loss of £5.5million.
Devon and Cornwall Police this morning told the panel they are to focus resource on tackling sexual crimes after an 11% increase in reports.