Exclusive: £150m cost of 6,500 public sector lay-offs in Yorkshire

MORE than £150m has been spent laying off 6,500 public sector employees in Yorkshire over the past two years.

redundancies made by public sector in Yorkshire since April 2009

£152m+

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total cost so far is £152,369,198.86

£294,115

most expensive single redundancy

£58m

already budgeted for more redundancies this year

3,493

redundancies already expected this year