Posted by: tonygurney | March 25, 2010

Hard-up Scots councils spend ??115,000 every _day_ on consultants – Scotsman.com News

SCOTTISH local authorities have paid out more than ??40 million in fees to consultancy firms in the past year, new figures have revealed.
As councils wrestle with looming budget cuts, data released by 28 of Scotland’s 32 councils showed ??42m ??? roughly ??115,000 a day ??? was spent on management and finance advice, with many consultants hired to help councils cut costs.

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