Search thinkSPAIN.com for  in 
spain jobs
backprinttell a friend

Scrapping snacks for prisoners saves taxpayer two million
By:
thinkSPAIN , Wednesday, July 4, 2012

CATALUNYA regional government has found a way of saving two million euros without any cost to the taxpayer – by stopping prisoners from having their afternoon snack.

They will also restrict Christmas and New Year's Eve dinners and celebrations for inmates and cut the amount of food served in daily canteen meals by two per cent.

Not only prisoners are affected, however, since the cost-cutting exercise will also see lunchtime menus for governors and wardens rise from 3.19 euros to six euros.

Prison canteens will now only be open from 09.00hrs to 19.00hrs on weekdays and to 17.00hrs at weekends, rather than late into the evening, in order to save money.

The regional ministry of justice says the move will not affect the 'basic quality' of the food served to inmates, however.

 
Print Share Article RSS News Feed
print tell a friend stumble it!  delicious  digg it!  facebook   rss feed View feed | Add to my RSS reader rss feed

Latest Catalonia News
Five medics sanctioned for treating cancer with homeopathy instead of traditional medicine
Crime/Incidents - (25/6/2017)
Spanish killer found in New York after 20 years on the run
Crime/Incidents - (23/6/2017)
Passengers pull emergency cord when train air-conditioning fails
Transport (inc Motoring) - (17/6/2017)
 
Latest Community/Public Services articles
Ciudadanos wants to regulate surrogacy – but with no payment to the woman carrying the baby
Spain  - (25/6/2017)
Organ donors up by over 10% and Spain still world number one for transplants
Spain  - (9/6/2017)
Up to 40,000 cancer patients live alone - and one in three sufferers needs practical and emotional support, says AECC
Spain  - (8/6/2017)
 
  back
Follow thinkSPAIN on
Facebook Twitter
 
 
 
 
 
© 2003-2017 Think Web Content, S.L. - All rights reserved