Sunday 25 February 2018

Tom Brady: Gun licensing too sensitive to be subject to outsourcing

Hunter loading shotgun
Hunter loading shotgun

OUTSOURCING is a policy often adopted by managers who are under financial pressure and have to introduce tough measures to cut costs.

It can work very successfully in some areas but can be counter-productive in other organisations, particularly those handling sensitive issues.

Policing fits into the latter group, and the garda authorities and indeed, the Government, have to be very careful when divesting powers to privately run groups.

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