Tuesday, 16 June 2009
Reality Hits Home
The public Sector the back bone of Labour support is now under threat of massive job losses
As many as 350,000 public sector jobs could be lost over the next five years, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is warning.
Chief economist John Philpott says the recession will bring "a bloodbath in the public finances" which will force employers to slash their workforce.
This could lead to "guerrilla war" in the workplace, characterised by repeated strike action, he said.
The public sector union, Unison, said support for Labour had "collapsed".
Whole swathes of this country are Potemkin Nu Labour fiefdoms.
The Taxpayer (Us) is no longer in a position to afford to be over governed by pillocks in diversity control, development control, corpse control and quangos galore, and where there is no political will to lay off thousands in the public sector, the market is dictating just that.