Private Eye reported the anger of some residents that a local authority had spent £34K on uniforms, asking why that money could not have been spent on books.
Hillingdon is to introduce uniforms, spending some of the vaunted savings from their restructuring on it. This will cost at least £30k and probably a lot more. This is part of an overall ‘rebranding’ which no doubt has cost a fair bit.
Why can’t that money be spent on books?