Council Votes To Outsource All Services

Northamptonshire County Council has voted to accept plans to outsource all services and move the majority of its staff to new bodies.

The council is seeking to save £68 million by outsourcing all services, including the fire service, waste management and promotion of the county's economy.

All but 150 of the councils 4,000 staff will be reassigned to four new bodies.

The new bodies will cover child protection, care of vulnerable adults, providing health and well-being services and improving the county.

The plan is being called the "Next Generation Model", with the councils remaining 150 staff focusing on "specialist social enterprises".


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