The pasty pound or Broken Barnet? Six months late, Cornwall councillors try to catch up with their Future Operating Model

Posted By on 11th November 2020

By Graham Smith A handful of Cornwall councillors will tomorrow (Thursday) settle down to start trying to answer questions about how their £1.2 billion authority should spend its budget –…


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  1. This Inquiry’s terms of reference take my motion to council on the Preston Model of 7 July into account. Hence why Neil McInroy was invited, at my suggestion. Representatives from other councils who practise local procurement with a focus on Social Value will be attending the next meeting, including leaders in the field Labour Manchester City Council and possibly Preston.

    • That is reassuring. I stood as a council candidate in Rochdale many years ago and feel strongly about local services – privatisation of services for the elderly and children have increased costs significantly and resulted in poor value.

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