We revealed in May that 550 jobs had already been cut in Central government services in Stoke in the past 6-years with another 256 to be cut. Read our local Press coverage here: http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/550-government-jobs-axed/story-29308844-detail/story.html
Local staff have continued to leave services and the situation has now worsened. But the pressure to deliver the reform agenda is increasing. Morale has since plummeted. Stoke is not alone in this respect. But its social deprivation and lack of investment should be a concern to Government officials. Make sure you pass on our campaign to defend jobs and services within HMRC and DWP in Stoke.