Cameron is outsourcing British jobs to India, Poland and Morocco – at taxpayers’ expense

sadly, I’m not remotely surprised to read this. I think Tom Pride’s already put up something about this on his awesome site before. And it’s been done so much and so consistently by the Tories and Tory Democrats that you can almost come to expect it. As for it being reported in the press – there’s precious little hope of that. Apart from the fact that much of the press share the government’s deep hatred of the organised working class, at least one of the newspapers, as reported by Private Eye years ago, also outsources some of its functions to print services elsewhere in the world. So they’re hardly going to expose the government for doing something they themselves have also been doing for years.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today)

Hang on to your hats – here’s an example of government incompetence and downright corruption that’s so extreme it’s bordering on the surreal.

In 2011, the coalition government asked French firm STERIA to set up a £116m IT programme to help run staffing, procurement and payroll services for 90,000 civil servants.

But now the coalition government has decided to write off £56m of taxpayers’ money after the project was deemed to be late, over budget and obsolete.

Another IT project has been set up in its place outsourced to another private firm called Shared Services Connected Limited.

Which is 75% owned by STERIA.

In other words. The government have written off a failed project run by a private firm (STERIA) and decided to hand it over to another company (STERIA) owned by the same firm (STERIA).

And on top of that – STERIA have decided to outsource British jobs to…

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