Rural Dorset councils to cut more than 200 management posts

17 October 2018

Councils in rural Dorset are to cut more than 200 management posts, and the job losses could in time save between £6m and £8m a  year.

None of the posts  are expected to be made redundant until the new Dorset Council comes into being next April, but some people could be given the chance to leave earlier.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login


Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products