As we rarely get any form of straight talking and clear thinking out of the current Peterborough City Council Cabinet (did you know for example the electricity generated over the next 30 years by the new publicly funded Viridor plant will vest with the secretive council owned Blue Sky (Peterborough) Limited ( you try getting its report and accounts ) ?
An interesting document (dated 2011) relating to tri-borough working has emerged from our good friends in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. (Hattip to the Dame).
By highlighting it here, hopefully the document will be picked up by councillors, and all those intending to run for Council in May. It will also help to aid their own thinking, on what is happening to our City. Are we getting value for money? Answers on a postcard to the Mayor, please.
If the new plan is put into operation, by RBK&C, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster City Council it will prove that Peterborough City Council can reduce the headcount, cuts costs by 50% and keep the existing number of councillors, rather than increasing it.
One glaring set of figures leaps out and shows how little it costs to run the Corporate Services department (Part time proprietor and PCC chief executive Gillian Beasley.
This is just one of the proposals:
and/or market testing.
E&OE google.com/+JulianBray Tel:+44 (0) 1733 345581 .