Now Liverpool has taken the bold and right step to end the contract.
Let’s hope that now the council takes heed of the hundreds of council contracts that have been successfully insourced, saving money, reputations and delivering better local services. Because if you take out profit you can concentrate on delivering good public services.
Read the APSE guide to Insourcing which includes case studies like Bradford that insourced their disastrous education contract and now run a good in-house service. If councils are prepared to show political leadership then we would see a much faster demise to the outsourcing fiasco.
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