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Britain's Lloyds Bank to cut 292 jobs - union

Britain's Lloyds Bank to cut 292 jobs - union
FILE PHOTO: A sign hangs outside a Lloyds Bank branch in London, Britain, February 21, 2017. Picture taken February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville   -   Copyright  Toby Melville(Reuters)
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group is to cut a further 292 jobs across several offices as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive, employee union Unite said.

The redundancies will effect sites in Fareham, Birmingham, London, Halifax and Chester.

Rob MacGregor, Unite national officer, described the planned cuts as “appalling” and said the union was seeking further clarification on the nature of the redundancies and redeployment opportunities.

Lloyds did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

(Reporting By Lawrence White, Iain Withers, editing by Sinead Cruise)

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