Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
South East; Hampshire and Isle of Wight; Southampton
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Provision Of Services To The Community As A Whole
84.2 - Provision of services to the community as a whole

243 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
13 February 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2013
Foreseen end date
28 February 2014


Southampton City Council has announced plans to cut 243 full-time jobs.

The job losses are part of wider cost-cutting measures aimed at making 16m pound savings in 2013/14.  Total cuts amount to almost 5% of the council's budget while council tax will increase by 1.9%.


  • 13 February 2013: BBC News


Eurofound (2013), Southampton City Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 75019, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75019.