North east councils to combine services into 400-strong workforce

19th January 2018

Newcastle City Council has approved plans to begin sharing transactional services with neighbouring Northumbria County Council, a move expected to save around £1.8m.

A single workforce of over 400 people will be created, with all the affected staff able to submit their views to a further consultation.

Newcastle’s cabinet member for resources, Cllr Veronica Dunn, said the move was a way of delivering savings in a difficult environment and against a backdrop of government cuts.

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