PCS members vote to fight for HMRC to retain Bootle presence alongside the Regional Centre in India Buildings Autumn General Meeting agrees to battle for additional Bootle centre Political support from Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd At their Autumn General Meeting, members of PCS Bootle Taxes Branch voted to fight for a … More Battle for Bootle Campaign Relaunched
Hundreds of supporters and dozens of MPs showed their support for the PCS campaign against HMRC office closures and job cuts. The rally outside parliament on 1 March to show solidarity with HMRC members was attended by hundreds of people, many holding PCS flags, who braved the wet weather. They heard from shadow shancellor of … More Hundreds show support for PCS campaign against HMRC cuts
Several dozen Bootle workers and residents voiced their determination to fight for jobs and the local community at a recent public meeting held at Bootle Town Hall. The meeting was called to formally launch the ‘Battle for Bootle’ campaign, which was initiated by Bootle branches of the PCS union. The campaign is a response to … More Workers and residents vow to Battle for Bootle at public meeting
Thursday 25 November, 1pm Stanley Road Jobcentre Plus, Bootle Bring flags and banners On Thursday 25 November, Chancellor George Osborne is expected to announce more cuts that will hurt working class people and communities. His Spending Review announcements will be met with protests nationwide.
HMRC Announce a Decade of Disruption HMRC has now announced further details of its plans to cut the number of staff working for the organisation to 51,000 and reduce the number of locations at which the remaining staff are employed to 17. The location plans which HMRC propose to implement over the next decade, alongside … More PCS Group Executive statement on HMRC office closures
On Thursday 12 November, HM Revenue & Customs unveiled its ‘Building Our Future’ location strategy, with simultaneous announcements to all of its staff across the country. Almost all of its 170 offices will be closing to be replaced by 13 regional centres and 4 specialist sites over the next five years. Although some existing sites … More HMRC confirms widespread office closure programme