‘We have had enough’ – councillors quit group overseeing New Forest leisure centres outsourcing
Another blow to the Conservatives hopes of privatising the Health & Leisure Centres.
Of course, the Conservatives have never asked the public what they think about handing over the management of the Health &Leisure Centres. When they set up a Liaison panel of users to look at the issue, the members of the users group thought it was a bad idea and weren’t being listened to, so decided to walk away.
Now, the Conservatives will have to decide if they want to push this all the way through, having spent £150,000 and several years, including countless hours of officer time on the issue.
My Facebook followers have pointed out that this proposal never appeared in any Conservative election… More
“It is simply not obvious how a private company coming into the district could take over, improve the service, and make enough money over a 10-year contract”
TWO councillors have quit a group tasked with overseeing a private company taking over the management of New Forest District Council’s leisure centres.
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