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George Osborne's latest idea.

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durhamjen Fri 07-Aug-15 19:53:40

He has asked public sector workers online how to save money.
Of course he hasn't asked the users if we want him to save that money. However, you can do it by going on the weownit link above.

whitewave Fri 07-Aug-15 19:59:14

Yes saw that a couple of days ago! Dear oh dear.

durhamjen Fri 07-Aug-15 20:39:34

I've asked him to get rid of the internal market in the NHS and stop privatising it.

whitewave Fri 07-Aug-15 20:54:35

You'll be lucky! Anyway as you aren't a public sector worker he won't take any notice of you.

He of course is waiting with baited breath to hear from all public sector workers.

durhamjen Fri 07-Aug-15 23:56:50

I have passed it on to all the public workers in my family.
When I filled the form in, I just said I was a retired person from the education department. Actually, as I'm teaching my grandson, I'm not retired yet, am I? Should have thought of that before.
They ask for your email in whatever department. I just gave my email anyway.
Weownit tells us how much will be saved by getting rid of the internal market.
If you don't ask you don't get!

soontobe Sat 08-Aug-15 07:37:37

When I used to work in the private sector for a company that had many branches, and is all over the world too
the staff were asked for money saving ideas. And there were cash incentives.

One member of staff in our office, came up with many. They were mainly internal paper saving ideas ie cutting bureacracy.
One year he made nearly as much money from these ideas, [which could be duplicated worldwide, and saved the company a lot of money] as he did from his actual yearly salary.

It took a little money to set up in the first instance, but that was all.

The ideas didnt affect customers at all, or if it did, it was less paper filling for them.

Alea Sat 08-Aug-15 18:45:10

How about sacking GO and saving his salary for starters?

durhamjen Sat 08-Aug-15 23:22:43

An excellent idea, Alea. The problem will be who will replace him?

Here's a list of all the election promises broken by Cameron and Osborne- and poor Jeremy Corbyn gets the blame.
Doing all this, I'm surprised Gideon needs any more ideas. He probably just wants the workers to feel included.