Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.12 - Regulation of the activities of providing health care, education, cultural services and other social services, excluding social security

150 - 300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 January 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


The Department of the Environment has announced that it is to cut 300 posts over the next four years, most of which are expected to happen over the next 12-18 months. The department has to absorb a 6% drop in funding and a reduction in income from planning fees.


  • 11 January 2011: BBC Website


Eurofound (2011), Department of Environment, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71506, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71506.