In a decision that has caused bemusement amongst the Bristol legal community, Bristol City Council has announced plans to halve funding of the Bristol International Twinning Association (BITA) in the coming financial year and cut it completely the year after. BITA – which is wholly reliant on the council for financial support – in turn supports all seven twinning associations in Bristol. It has been operating for 20 years and supports relations with countries around the globe. The legal community has concerns that this move will jeopardise Bristol’s economic future and international standing.
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BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL PROPOSE TO CUT TWINNING ARRANGEMENTS
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