Time: June 27, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Augustine United Church
Street: 41 George IV Bridge
Website or Map: http://www.augustine.org.uk/
Event Type: public, consultation
Organized By: UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2011
The City of Edinburgh Council is considering bids for the privatisation of large swathes of local council services. The largest ever single privatisation of services in Scotland.
There has been no public consultation on the privatisation plans.
There is no public information available on the supposed financial benefits.
The public has no access to information on service plans and changes.
The council has not assessed social, economic or environmental issues
The preferred bidder for two major contracts will be announced on 25th August 2011. Edinburgh is on the eve of wholesale privatisation. In the absence of any statutory consultation UNISON has organised a public meeting at which each political party will be invited to debate the case for privatisation with the citizens of Edinburgh.
We invite members of the public to submit questions for the council to address. Have YOUR say in the future of YOUR city!Our City is Not for Sale
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