Thousands of council jobs to be cut next year, GMB says

A GMB Union roundup of 17 local councils has found they are planning 11,766 job cuts to meet their 2016/17 budgets - before cuts from the upcoming spending review are taken into account.

by Elizabeth Henry
Edinburgh wants to let go of 2,000 council workers. Image: Pixabay
Edinburgh wants to let go of 2,000 council workers. Image: Pixabay

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