• News Feeds
Page last updated at 07:38 GMT, Monday, 1 March 2010

Council job cuts 'inevitable'

Advertisement

Over the next three to five years 25,000 council jobs could be lost, according to a BBC survey of local authorities. Councils expect funding from central government to decrease significantly and many plan to cut both jobs and services. Yorkshire political correspondent Len Tingle and West Midlands political editor Patrick Burns discuss whether councils are right to anticipate cuts of 10 to 15%.

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific