FAQ
Log In
Monday 20th November 2017
News
 › 
 › 

Public sector job cuts

8th December 2009

The Reform think tank has called for significant job cuts within the public sector in order to decrease the public deficit.

The group said one million jobs (15% of the workforce) should be cut, with most losses coming from the NHS and the police force. This would result in a saving of £27 billion a year. Reform director Andrew Haldenby said: "Politicians have to be more honest with the public about what needs to happen if they are to reduce the deficit. Radical change won't happen if they see their role as the defenders of the status quo."

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Public sector job cuts
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 13475
Date Added: 8th Dec 2009

Sources

BBC News

Recent Related Articles

300,000 people a year leave jobs due to mental health

Desk job doubles risk of early death

Trusts falling short of financial target

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2017