New chief in Haringey

20th April 2001 at 01:00
HARINGEY council, north London, has appointed a new director of education in a deal with the support services firm Capita. Paul Roberts, former education director in Nottingham, will lead a new senior management team being provided by the company. In January, the Government was forced to scrap plans for holesale privatisation in Haringey because the bids from contractors were not good enough. Last month, Capita, which has this week announced annual profits of pound;51 million on a turnover of pound;453 m, was named as Leeds council's partner in a new company that will run schools' services in the city.

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