More than 400 civil service jobs lost in York over last two years

More than 400 Civil Service jobs have been cut in York in two years, according to Government figures.

The job losses in the city has been was revealed after York Central MP Hugh Bayley, tabled a Parliamentary question to Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude.

The figures showed the number of full-time equivalent civil servants employed in York in March 2010 was 2,390, but this had fallen to 1,980 by the end of March this year.