Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North East; Northumberland and Tyne and Wear;
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
84.1 - Administration of the State and the economic and social policy of the community

350 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
24 February 2012
Employment effect (start)
24 February 2012
Foreseen end date
23 February 2013


Gateshead Council has confirmed plans to cut 350 jobs within the next year in a bid to save £22m. Up to 200 jobs may be compulsory and most of them will affect administrative and management roles.

Gateshead Council employs 9,000 staff.


  • 24 February 2012: BBC News


Eurofound (2012), Gateshead Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 73161, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73161.