Coventry council has paid out £21million in redundancy payments in less than six years – and there’s more to come.

Figures obtained by the Telegraph via a Freedom of Information request show that the council has made 1,423 non-school staff redundant since April 2010 at a cost of £20.9m.

Reported by The Coventry Telegraph. You can read the full story here. 

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