Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North West; Greater Manchester;
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

471 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 September 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2011
Foreseen end date
31 March 2012


Stockport council has announced plans to cut 471 jobs due to government spending cuts. 311 of the jobs were lost by the start of the 2011/12 financial year and the additional 160 will have to go by the start of 2012/13.The Council said 50 of the 160 posts were already vacant and that volunteers would be sought for redundancy and early retirement for the remaining positions.


  • 5 September 2011: BBC News


Eurofound (2011), Stockport Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 72343, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72343.