New Labour Goes Consulting Crazy

When the Labour Party were being in opposition, they lambasted the ruling Conservative governing administration for expending around £500m a year on management and IT methods consultants. This was, they thundered, "a disgraceful squander of taxpayers' income - dollars that ought to be spent on frontline providers like hospitals and educational institutions" rather than currently being handed above to a couple already rich consultants. Now New Labour are in power, they appear to have altered their minds. Nonetheless, New Labour have not merely expended a mere £500m a 12 months on consultants - they had much more ambitious plans than that. Within their grand plan to modernise the shipping and delivery of public expert services, they seem to have sidelined the Civil Assistance and possess dec...

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