Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
East of England; East Anglia; Suffolk
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
84 - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security

135 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
25 October 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


About 135 jobs may have to go at Suffolk County Council to meet a predicted shortfall of 22 million GBP, councillors have been warned. It predicts a multi-million pound deficit if projections on the level of government financial support prove to be correct. Council chairman Jeremy Pembroke said the number of redundancies would be kept to a minimum. The government will announce its grant to the council at the end of November. A council spokesman said one of the main cost increases facing the council was the growth in demand for services, particularly among Suffolk's increasing elderly population. The council is also facing increases in the costs of pay, fuel and power. On 6 February, the council's Cabinet will make its final budget recommendations to full Council.


  • 25 October 2006: BBC News


Eurofound (2006), Suffolk County Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 64320, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64320.