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Surrey signs off plans to save £50,000 on leasing vehicles

Surrey County Council has signed off plans to hire vehicles to help provide essential services for vulnerable people and save almost £50,000. Approval has been given by the council’s Cabinet for one-year contracts to be signed by three leasing companies ‐ Europcar, Scot Group and Sixt Hire ‐ that represent a £48,000 saving on the … Continue reading

Surrey seeks to maximise value from recycling centres without compromising service

Plans to achieve greater value for money for taxpayers from Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) without compromising the service they get have been signed off by Surrey County Council. Proposals include retaining all CRCs and only closing centres at their quietest times to fit in with demand. Planned new charges would only apply to residents dropping … Continue reading

Savings of almost £20 million identified in environment directorate

Detail: Savings of almost £20 million have been identified as part of a public value review into Surrey County Council’s environment and infrastructure directorate. The efficiencies will be made by 2017. They will include striking better deals with suppliers and working more closely with other councils and organisations, including through the SE7 collaboration of local … Continue reading

Management costs reduced by half

Surrey County Council Trading Standards will reduce management costs by half as part of a plan to improve the service and provide taxpayers with better value for money. A public value review into the consumer champion found ways the service could work more efficiently while protecting and enhancing the high level of performance that has … Continue reading

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