Investigating Outsourcing:


November 16, 2012  11:37 AM

Are Cornwall council’s outsourcing supporters using undemocratic tactics?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cornwall, cornwallcouncil, CSC

I have written quite a few blogs and news stories about the controversy surrounding a proposed outsourcing contract at Cornwall council.  The councils CEO and its cabinet wanted to go...

November 13, 2012  12:17 PM

UK government to continue to outsource services as its kicks off second half

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cabinet office, cornwallcouncil, Universal Credit

Often when suppliers are called into the Cabinet Office it...

November 7, 2012  10:22 AM

Anti-outsourcing councillors in Barnet will fight to the end despite losing vote

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

The leader of Barnet council has

November 6, 2012  7:14 PM

Barnet council leader survives confidence vote over outsourcing plan

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Barnet, cornwallcouncil

As I blogged earlier, tonight was the night that Barnet's Tory council leader, Richard Cornelius, face a confidence vote over the...

November 1, 2012  10:31 AM

Barnet council leader faces axe over outsourcing on Tuesday

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
cornwallcouncil, Outsourcing

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October 29, 2012  1:09 PM

Are outsourcing terminologies thinly veiled euphemisms for privatisation?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Barnet, cornwallcouncil, Outsourcing

As public sector plans to outsource to cut capital expenditure increase there are more and more stories about the outsourcing of public services hitting the headlines.

October 26, 2012  12:28 PM

Has Barnet council lost its way on outsourcing and could its leader be axed over issue?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Barnet, cornwallcouncil, Outsourcing

I wrote earlier this week about a call from councillors in Barnet for a confidence vote on the council leadership. This has arisen over a...

October 25, 2012  1:11 PM

Barnet council leader could be next to go in local government outsourcing row

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

It seems that confidence votes over local government leadership are becoming the order of the day. And more to the point it is the outsourcing of council services that is driving this mini-trend.

Today I

October 23, 2012  10:14 AM

Watch Cornwall council’s outsourcing shenanigans here

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
alecrobertson, cornwallcouncil, Outsourcing

I have written loads about the controversy at Cornwall council regarding a plan to outsource services. It led to the

October 22, 2012  12:15 PM

Cardiff council says outsourcing is a last resort

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
cornwallcouncil, local government

I have been blogging extensively about a controversial outsourcing contract at Cornwall council, which has led to the sacking of the council leader.

As a result I have been asking people about their views on outsourcing public services. I did a survey asking whether people think private...

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