“It’s not just students and households with credit cards who are being ripped off. The scandal of the Private Finance Initiative, launched by John Major, has resulted in huge, long-term costs for tax payers, whilst handing out enormous profits for some companies. Profits which are coming out of the budgets of our public services. … More Labour will nationalise PFI projects
2017/18 Revenue Budget Month 4 Last February at the Full Council (setting of the budget meeting) we asked specific and particular questions about the budget setting process and the previous year’s forecast for 2016/17– here are the questions at the time: “Q1 In February 2016 this Council set a “balanced budget” for 2016/17. … More BUDGET – Cabinet Wednesday 27th September 2017
“You will have seen the reports of TUC Congress earlier this week, and the strong position Unite has taken on the lifting of the pay cap and the need to fully fund a decent public sector pay rise. Reacting to news that the government is planning on lifting the public sector pay cap Unite assistant … More HR Policy Committee Monday 18th September 2017
http://democracy.somerset.gov.uk/documents/s4414/Family%20Support%20Service%20Scrutiny%20Paper%20Sep%2017%20v0.5.pdf http://democracy.somerset.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=132&MId=396 Item 10 Family Support Services Q1 “Options Appraisal – Mechanism for Service Delivery” – Will an integrated public-public In-House Service(s) Improvement and Innovation Plan be fully considered prior to any move towards procurement? any move towards procurement?
Source: RESPONSE 24 may 2017 ” The Future of the recently Transferred Learning Disability Provider Service (LDPS) to Dimensions UK Ltd (Discovery)”
Source: Scrutiny for Policies, Adults and Health Committee. June 20th