Over the past three years our local councils have spent £23m on various consultants, bean counters and sharp sited management consultanty types.
Local Government already has a healthy amount of white collar workers, with numerous accountants, human resources staff and payroll types in each of the 26 corners of the wee country we call home.
Maybe rather than hiring in men who habitually drive expensive saloon cars would it not be better to see if they could pool some expertise.
What, they thought about that and couldn’t agree? Seriously? Oh, that’s right – golden opportunities lost and all that.