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8,500 Council Jobs Could Be Axed, Warns GMB
More than 8,500 jobs are under threat because of cuts to council spending across Scotland, new research has revealed.
Local authorities in many areas are proposing job losses, ranging from tens to thousands.
The GMB union, which compiled the data, said it was now involved in daily meetings with councils in a bid to scale back the cuts and loss of services.
National officer Justin Bowden said: ''Councils are now making cuts to services they offer the general public like bin collections every three weeks or ending cleaning gulleys, as well as severe cuts to services for the elderly and for children.
''Regular home helps and hot meals on wheels are from a bygone era. So much for David Cameron's claim that front-line services would not be cut.''
Proposed job losses which the GMB said it is dealing with, amount to over 25,000, including:
3,000 Glasgow City Council
2,000 Edinburgh City Council
1,000 North Lanarkshire Council
900 Fife Council
700 Falkirk Council
400 South Lanarkshire Council
306 Argyll and Bute
300 Blackpool Council
84 Western Isles
45 Dundee City Council
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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with disorder at an Old Firm match.
A cheese producer linked to an E.coli outbreak has been told it does not have to destroy stock withdrawn from sale by a food watchdog.
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