Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire; Leeds
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
3 February 2011
Employment effect (start)
3 February 2011
Foreseen end date
31 March 2012


The Leeds Council has announced plans to cut 1500 jobs by end of March 2012. The job losses are part of wider budget cuts foreseen for the next financial year starting in Arpril.The Council faces up to a £90 million of cuts - caused by £50 million less in government grants and £40 million from cost pressures.


  • 3 February 2011: Guardian


Eurofound (2011), Leeds Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71576, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71576.