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Striking better deals saves Surrey £13,000 an hour for year

Surrey County Council has saved local taxpayers nearly £13,000 every hour for a year by driving harder bargains. Tough negotiating with the likes of IT businesses, building firms and energy suppliers helped the council save £27 million in the last financial year. The sum, which beat the £25m target, equates to almost £12,980 an hour … Continue reading

Surrey road deals save £830 every hour for a year

Surrey County Council has saved local taxpayers more than £830 every hour for a year by driving harder bargains on road contracts. Striking better deals on contracts to improve and maintain roads has seen the council save £7.3 million in the first year. That equates to £833 every hour for 365 days. Nearly £5m of … Continue reading

Surrey saves £140 a minute by striking better deals

Surrey County Council has saved local taxpayers nearly £140 a minute by driving harder bargains. Doing better deals with the likes of IT and bus firms saw the council save £2m in the first six weeks of this financial year. The sum equates to £8,300 an hour or £139 a minute during that period*. In … Continue reading

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