No blazers, no contract

2nd April 1999 at 01:00
NORTH AYRSHIRE and North Lanarkshire considered moving from cash payments for footwear and clothing to vouchers, but gave the idea a body-swerve. North Ayrshire invited tenders from six companies but only three submitted bids. Two did not have a mail order facility and the third threatened to reduce the discount if large orders were placed this way. Another could not supply blazers.

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