- West Country (E)
- 4 updates
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson talks to Ian Axton about the latest round of cuts
A thousand people could lose their jobs at Bristol City Council over the next three years. The authority says it needs to bridge a £90million funding gap.
One union leader says it'll have a devastating economic impact.
Our political correspondent Bob Constantine reports.
Bristol City Council has announced that up to 800 jobs could go over the next three years.
It's part of efforts to bridge a £90 million funding gap following government budget cuts of around 25%.
The council says although it will have "no choice" but to reduce it's number of jobs, compulsory redundancies will be a last resort.