ChildLine could face job losses

Anita Pati

ChildLine has refused to rule out redundancies as its financial difficulties continue.

The charity said its recent emergency appeal had "not been sufficient to avoid the need to make cost savings", and it faced the choice of launching another fundraising campaign or making cuts.

Brendan Paddy, head of media at the charity, said: "We're pleased with what we have raised, but obviously it's not enough. One way or another we have to make the books balance because we don't really have any reserves to speak of."

Earlier this month the website Corporate Watch alleged there would be "widespread cuts and redundancies across the service".

Paddy said it was not appropriate to comment while plans were being developed. He added: "We're considering a wider range of options than those suggested by Corporate Watch. We'll take whatever steps we can to preserve, protect and enhance the service we offer."

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