From the TUC

Cuts Watch #117: Local cuts

08 Jul 2010, by in Cuts Watch

Evidence continues to build on the impacts of cuts locally. In Hull, park rangers are facing downward pay reviews due to reductions in their powers to tackle anti-social behaviour.In Pendle, Lancashire, leisure centre cafes look set to close, and cuts of 17.5% are being made in local regeneration budgets. In Liverpool, the local council estimate that the first round of spending cuts have already cost 1000 jobs – and that job losses in the entire city region may be four times that amount. In Bath, an estimated 300 council jobs are at risk and in Staffordshire a £65 million Shuttle Bus scheme has been scrapped.