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
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

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


Kirklees Council has announced plans to cut 600 jobs over the next year in a bid to save £16m. The cuts are claimed to secure the 'long-term future' of the Council.

It is reported that the council will keep its children centers open despite the cuts.


  • 23 February 2012: BBC News


Eurofound (2012), Kirklees Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 73163, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73163.