Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
South East; Surrey; East and West Sussex
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

1,050 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
22 January 2011
Employment effect (start)
31 March 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Sussex Police has announced plans to cut up to 1,050 police officers and staff over the next five years as a result of spending cuts. The cuts have been blamed on estimated budget cuts of £52m by 2015. 307 employees will be leaving by the end of March under its voluntary severance scheme.


  • 22 January 2011: BBC Website
  • 13 September 2010: BBC Website


Eurofound (2011), Sussex Police, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71475, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71475.