Council leader: hundreds of jobs to go in £40m cuts

HUNDREDS more jobs will be lost from Rotherham Borough Council in the next three years as the authority cuts at least £40 million from its budget, leader Cllr Chris Read has warned.

In an open letter to Advertiser readers, Cllr Read spells out the “difficult and painful” financial decisions facing the authority.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/105036/council-leader-hundreds-of-jobs-to-go-in-40m-cuts.aspx

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6 Responses to Council leader: hundreds of jobs to go in £40m cuts

  1. Loudmouth says:

    Seems our Terassa, is no better than Daveboy and Georgie, thought they were easing back in the cuts, obvious they haven’t watched I Daniel Blake.

  2. Byeck says:

    I may have missed it, but are Councillors being culled too?

  3. Caven Vines says:

    How much has Labour keeping quiet on CSE cost the Council ?? Now it’s the innocent workers paying the price with their jobs

  4. S Thornton says:

    I have spotted the “wheeeze” for this year. First it was “close all the Children`s centres”, and when the public complain, wring our hands, blame Dave, then spout that we have “saved” half of the centres. Don`t we look good.
    Following year, say “we are going to cut all the school crossing Staff”, wring our hands again, then say we have “saved” them, Don`t we look good.
    This year they say we are “cutting hundreds of jobs”, Wring our hands, then “save” half of them. Don`t we look good.
    They think they are clever when it comes to pulling the wool over the Public`s eyes, soooo wrong.
    I don`t see the Unions shouting, which is rather odd, when both the leader and his Partner are fully signed up Members.
    I would suggest that the local union Rep be sacked if he/she does not kick up a fuss.

  5. big bird . says:

    start cutting wages at the top . some officers are on stupid amounts for doing nothing .

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