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Ian Brinkley
Economic Advisor

Public Loss, Private Gain?

Public Loss, Private Gain?

Ian Brinkley
19 October 2012

The report looks at the labour market impact and implications of the cuts already planned and implemented in the public service workforce.   However, despite the unprecedented scale, pace, and focus of the cuts, a lack of overall workforce planning means the longer term implications for the labour market, women’s employment, regional balance, and the skills of the public sector workforce are almost impossible to predict. In that sense the government is flying blind.

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