Cutting civil service by 91,000 requires 'imagination' admits senior Whitehall official | ITV News

by 24britishtvMay 14, 2022, 4:50 a.m. 13
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There's been an angry backlash to government plans to axe 91 thousand civil service jobs. As ITV News revealed last night, Boris Johnson told Ministers yesterday that the service should be slashed by a fifth. Today Unions reacted with fury, warning a national strike could be on the table. The government though insisted the plan was to get the numbers "back to normal" to the level they were before extra staff were hired for Brexit and the Pandemic. Here's our Deputy Political Editor Anushka Asthana: • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

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