Labour councils shed 50% more jobs than Tory areas

Labour councils shed 50% more jobs than Tory areas
 

Labour councils are shedding on average 50% more posts than Conservative authorities as they deal with funding cuts that significantly outstrip those of their Tory and Liberal Democrat neighbours, the Guardian has found.
Labour authorities have issued on average 745 job "at-risk" notifications, compared with 498 and 414 respectively from Tory and Lib Dem councils.
The figures are the first to confirm that Labour councils are making bigger cuts and appear to bolster claims by David Cameron and Nick Clegg that Labour councils are cutting and then blaming the coalition for... read more

 
14 February 2011 in Politics, Views: 2
Source: Guardian
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