West London councils join forces in bid to slash cost of buying services

October 2009
Community Care;10/15/2009, Issue 1791, p11
The article reports that several West London councils have joined forces to form the West London Alliance (WLA) to procure adult care services. As stated, this move will drive providers offering poor value for money out of the market. The councils include Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham. James Reilly, director of community services for Hammersmith & Fulham Council, said the arrangement would help the councils address inconsistencies in service provision.


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