Today the LibDem run Hull City Council attempted to set its cuts budget.
At midday a crowd of many hundreds protested around the city and at 4.30 gathered again outside the Guildhall. A locally donated PA system kept the crowd entertained. Maybe a dozen speeches were heard. A crowd of 40 at a time were allowed into the gallery of the council chamber.
Occasional raised voices challenged the councillors and eventually they adjourned and called for the Gallery to be cleared. A mini invasion of the Guildhall took place.
Picture from a protester looking out from the Guildhall balcony to the demonstration below.
Hull is facing around £80 million worth of cuts this year entailing some 2000 jobs all told.
It will be the worst hit authority in the region.