We’re for privatising some council services, say Tories

Conservatives on the city council have confirmed they will support plans to privatise some public services.

Councillors will next week be asked to vote on whether to bring in Enterprise to run environmental services.

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The Labour, Green and SNP groups have all said they support keeping the services “in-house”, while Liberal Democrats are “persuadable”.

Councillor Cameron Rose, Tory finance spokesman, said: “I and my fellow Conservatives will be voting for the option brought forward by the Lib Dem and SNP administration.”