Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North West; Greater Manchester;
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

360 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
19 February 2012
Employment effect (start)
20 February 2012
Foreseen end date
19 February 2013


Salford City Council has announed plans to cut 360 jobs over the next year in a bid to save £24m. The Council aims at avoiding compulsory redundancies.

The Union criticized the nation-wide cuts in public services. The Council had cut 600 jobs in the previous year.


  • 19 February 2012: BBC News
  • 21 February 2012: BBC News


Eurofound (2012), Salford City Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 73167, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73167.