Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
West Midlands; West Midlands; Dudley and Sandwell
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
84.11 - General public administration activities

110 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
3 November 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2017
Foreseen end date
30 April 2018


Dudley council has unveiled budget plans for 2017/18 which will result in the loss of 110 jobs. By cutting the jobs and raising council tax by the maximum level permissible (3.99%), the local authority hopes to generate GBP 4 million. The council is understood to be in need of finding GBP 25 million in savings and revenue over the next three years. The council has reportedly already cut 150 jobs over the previous two years. It is not yet known which sorts of jobs will be affected by this latest announcement.


  • 3 November 2016: Express and Star


Eurofound (2016), Dudley Council, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 89112, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89112.