Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North East; Northumberland and Tyne and Wear; Northumberland
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

800 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 February 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Northumberland Council has announced that it is to cut 800 jobs as it merges the existing one county and six district councils into one body. As of 15 February 2009, no announcement has been made as to when these jobs will be cut, and it is not known how many people will be employed by the new authority.


  • 9 February 2009: BBC News


Eurofound (2009), Northumberland Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 68165, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/68165.