This is the sort of government costcutting that will save Spain!

Two bills arrive for the company from the Diputación, both rubbish bills, sent out regular as clockwork four times a year. Now, some penny counter in the government has obviously thought that blighter Mr Jackson! He’s costing us TWO stamps every quarter! And hunted through 64,000 preprinted bills to find my two, and stuffed them into one single envelope, thus saving on one stamp. I wonder how much he gets paid an hour? Because even if Continue reading This is the sort of government costcutting that will save Spain!

A great example of government cost cutting in action!

Here’s one for all you scoffers out there who doubt that the central government is serious about cost cutting: a photo of a letter I received today. As you can see, it’s an envelope printed with the old name of the Ministerio de Industría, Turismo y Comercio. Instead of throwing away God only knows how many old printed envelopes when they changed the name of the Ministry earlier this year : someone has printed off Continue reading A great example of government cost cutting in action!