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'Thousands' of council jobs to go

Unions have warned that council across Wales will axe 'thousands' of jobs because of spending cuts being planned as a result of this week's Welsh Government Draft Budget.

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Unions warn "thousands" of council jobs will go across Wales

Unions representing council workers across Wales have warned that local authorities will lose "thousands" of jobs because of spending cuts being planned as a result of this week's Welsh Government budget.

The warning comes as councillors themselves are told that they could get a small increase in their allowances under a recommendation of an independent review panel.

Alexandra Lodge reports.

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