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The staggering true scale of council job cuts

9th January 2018

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An article in the Press and Journal today 9th January 2018 highlights the cuts in staffing levels across Scottish councils with Highland being one of the highest.

In 2009 Highland had 9953 Full-time Equivalent Staff and in 2017 it had dropped by 21% to 7838. The bigger drop in Highland is partly explained by transfers to arms length companies such as Highland High Life that runs culture and leisure services.

See the full article at -

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen/1380355/revealed-the-staggering-true-scale-of-council-job-cuts/

 

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