Eight jobs to go at Newsquest London, claim NUJ

News on previously balloted industrial action will be announced 31 May.

Newsquest is axing its entire sport and leisure team in south west London, the NUJ claimed today.

Chief executive Paul Davidson was unavailable for comment, but the NUJ released a statement claiming two editors, two sport writers, two leisure writers and two subs will lose their jobs in Twickenham and Sutton.

The union claimed the cuts would mean news, sport and leisure coverage for seven newspapers would be produced by 12 reporters two editors.

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