Word reaches Tubeworker HQ that a manager in Stations Structural Maintenance has been appointed to conduct a "headcount review" of the entire department.
Is this is a taste of things to come across the combine? No doubt Tory-appointed auditors KPMG will be recommending similar reviews elsewhere.
Speculating about exactly where the axe will fall is of limited usefulness. What we can do is reaffirm our unconditional opposition to any job cuts, anywhere, and prepare to fight them wherever they're proposed.