All Around the UK subcategories:
UK Towns and cities keywords:
Suffolk Unison member speaks
"THE COUNCIL has decided to outsource nearly everything. The first thing we heard about it was in the local media a few days before the main council meeting that voted this through.
They want to reduce the workforce from 27,000 to a few hundred managers who will oversee the contracts. If we get outsourced we have no idea what will happen to our jobs, but it probably won't be good.
Once these jobs are gone they are gone. If they privatise these [services] they won't be coming back any time soon.
It seems there is a cabal of six or seven people in the council headed up by the chief executive Andrea Hill, (who is on over £200,000 a year) and Tory council leader Jeremy Pembroke. They must have been planning this for years.
When Hill arrived at the council she said people had to 'get real' and they were 'with her or out'."
Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777
Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206
Regional Socialist Party organisers:
Eastern: 079 8202 1969
East Mids: 077 3797 8057
London: 020 8988 8786
North East: 078 4114 4890
North West 079 5437 6096
South West: 077 5979 6478
Southern: 078 3368 1910
Wales: 079 3539 1947
West Mids: 024 7655 5620
Yorkshire: 077 0671 0041