Environment jobs 'still set to go'

Press Association
Prime Minister David Cameron chats with soldiers from the Royal Irish Regiment in Upton-Upon-Severn, where he is meeting local people and members of the military to discuss flooding measures and work in the community. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday February 17, 2014. See PA story WEATHER Floods. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Prime Minister David Cameron chats with soldiers from the Royal Irish Regiment in Upton-Upon-Severn, where he is meeting local people and members of the military to discuss flooding measures and work in the community. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday February 17, 2014. See PA story WEATHER Floods. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Controversial plans to axe jobs at the Environment Agency are to be raised at fresh talks this week despite assurances from the Prime Minister that no jobs would be cut during the current flooding crisis, according to unions.

The GMB said a meeting has been arranged for Thursday at which they believe a timetable will be discussed for pressing ahead with up to 1,700 redundancies.