Michele Paduano, Union Representative, has told ITV News Central "there's absolutely no need" for staff to be made redundant.
Journalists working for the BBC in the Midlands have taken strike action in a dispute over compulsory redundancies.
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Specially-trained prison security teams have been sent to HMP Hewell near Redditch, after trouble broke out on one of the prison's wings.
Scattered showers will develop through the late morning with some heavy, perhaps thundery downpours.
It will be a largely dry start to Sunday with some sunshine but showers to develop.