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Threat to '25,000 council jobs'



Councils across England are predicting large falls in public spending over the next few years, a BBC survey has found.

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The BBC contacted 150 councils across England and received 93 responses
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Of the 93 councils that responded to questions on their future finances, all but two said they expected spending to fall over the next three to five years.

Cuts of 10-15% was the most common estimate, while eight councils said they expected 1,000 or more job losses. The results of the survey are mapped below. Spending on schools was excluded from the figures.

Map of England

Overall spending reductions over the next 3-5 years. Figures are in real terms and exclude school spending
Council Reductions (%)
Barking & Dagenham London Borough Council 25-30%
Barnet London Borough Council 15-20%
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 10-15%
Bath and North East Somerset Council No data
Bedford Borough Council 5-10%
Bexley London Borough Council 10-15%
Birmingham City Council No data
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 10-15%
Blackpool Borough Council No data
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Borough of Poole Council 15-20%
Bournemouth Borough Council 10-15%
Bracknell Forest Borough Council 5-10%
Brent London Borough Council 5-10%
Brighton & Hove City Council 5-10%
Bristol City Council No data
Bromley London Borough Council No data
Buckinghamshire County Council 15-20%
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council 15-20%
Cambridgeshire County Council 5-10%
Camden London Borough Council No data
Central Bedfordshire Council Increase
Cheshire East Council 10-15%
Cheshire West & Chester Council 10-15%
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 20-25%
City of London Corporation 10-15%
City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council 10-15%
Cornwall Council 10-15%
Coventry City Council 15-20%
Croydon London Borough Council No data
Cumbria County Council No data
Darlington Borough Council No data
Derby City Council No data
Derbyshire County Council No data
Devon County Council No data
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Dorset County Council No data
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 0-5%
Durham County Council No data
Ealing London Borough Council 5-10%
East Riding of Yorkshire Council 15-20%
East Sussex County Council 10-15%
Enfield London Borough Council 0-5%
Essex County Council No data
Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Gloucestershire County Council No data
Greenwich London Borough Council No data
Hackney London Borough Council 10-15%
Halton Borough Council 5-10%
Hammersmith & Fulham London Borough Council No data
Hampshire County Council 5-10%
Haringey London Borough Council No data
Harrow London Borough Council No data
Hartlepool Borough Council No data
Havering London Borough Council 15-20%
Herefordshire County Council 20-25%
Hertfordshire County Council 0-5%
Hillingdon London Borough Council No data
Hounslow London Borough Council No data
Islington London Borough Council No data
Kensington & Chelsea Royal Borough Council No data
Kent County Council 15-20%
Kingston upon Hull City Council No data
Kirklees Council 15-20%
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Lambeth London Borough Council No data
Lancashire County Council 5-10%
Leeds City Council 5-10%
Leicester City Council 0-5%
Leicestershire County Council 0-5%
Lewisham London Borough Council No data
Lincolnshire County Council 25-30%
Liverpool City Council 15-20%
Luton Borough Council No data
Manchester City Council No data
Medway Council 10-15%
Merton London Borough Council 20-25%
Middlesbrough Council No data
Milton Keynes Council 5-10%
Newcastle upon Tyne City Council 10-15%
Newham London Borough Council No data
Norfolk County Council 15-20%
North East Lincolnshire Council No data
North Lincolnshire Council No data
North Somerset District Council 15-20%
North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council No data
North Yorkshire County Council 5-10%
Northamptonshire County Council No data
Northumberland County Council 5-10%
Nottingham City Council 5-10%
Nottinghamshire County Council 10-15%
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council 5-10%
Oxfordshire County Council 0-5%
Peterborough City Council No data
Plymouth City Council No data
Portsmouth City Council No data
Reading Borough Council No data
Redbridge London Borough Council No data
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council No change
Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council No data
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council 10-15%
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council 10-15%
Rutland County Council No data
Salford City Council No data
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Sefton Council 10-15%
Sheffield City Council 10-15%
Shropshire Council No data
Slough Borough Council No data
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council 10-15%
Somerset County Council No data
South Gloucestershire Council 10-15%
South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Southampton City Council 15-20%
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 5-10%
Southwark London Borough Council No data
St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council 5-10%
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council No data
Stoke on Trent City Council 20-25%
Suffolk County Council 0-5%
Sunderland City Council No data
Surrey County Council 20-25%
Sutton London Borough Council 10-15%
Swindon Borough Council 0-5%
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Telford & Wrekin Borough Council 15-20%
Thurrock Council No data
Torbay Council 20-25%
Tower Hamlets London Borough Council 15-20%
Trafford Metropolitan Borough No data
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Waltham Forest London Borough 5-10%
Wandsworth Borough Council No data
Warrington Borough Council 0-5%
Warwickshire County Council 20-25%
West Berkshire Council 10-15%
West Sussex County Council 5-10%
Westminster City Council 0-5%
Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council 20-25%
Wiltshire Council 10-15%
Windsor & Maidenhead Royal Borough Council 5-10%
Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council No data
Wokingham Borough Council No data
Wolverhampton City Council 15-20%
Worcestershire County Council 10-15%
York City Council 0-5%


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