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

180 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
16 October 2012
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2013
Foreseen end date
1 April 2015


Trafford Council has announced plans to cut 180 jobs in an effort to consolidate public finances. This is the third round of cuts since 2010, with previous restructuring affecting some 250 staff (see restructuring 2010 and restructuring 2011)

The Council will close 10 of its 16 children's centres between April 2013 and 2015. Council leaders have stated that frontline services will also be affected.


  • 16 October 2012: BBC News


Eurofound (2012), Trafford Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 74356, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74356.