Creche and labo: R&D puts a stop to the Kinnock privatisations.
Only five years ago, the Commission was subjected to Kinnock’s ideology of privatisation of its services with a view, on a very short-term analysis, to reduce its staff costs. R&D was, from the start of this ideological trend, firmly opposed, demanding a cost-benefit analysis head of any decision to contract out. The successes of running the crèche at Clovis as an internally provided service has shown that bringing services back in-house brought about a substantial saving whilst providing a better quality service. R&D, by underlining the disadvantages of contracting out, therefore asked the Admin, by note of 8 September 2008, to reconsider its position. For more information read the Flyer