Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
South East; Kent;
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

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
6 January 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 January 2015


Kent County Council has announced plans to cut 1500 posts over the next four years. The authority has said that back office roles would be affected, but Unison has said that there will be a knock on effect on front line services. Unison representatives are due to hold talks with Kent County Council on 20 January.


  • 6 January 2011: BBC Website


Eurofound (2011), Kent Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71418, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71418.