The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude today announced that John Collington will become the first Chief Procurement Officer for the whole of Government
‘Crown Representatives’ will ensure that Government receives the best value for money from its major suppliers, by ensuring that the Government acts as a single customer.
Major Government projects will now be subject to tough controls to improve performance in delivering on time and in budget. All major projects will be scrutinised by the new Major Projects Authority (MPA).
Francis Maude today launched a strategy for cutting public spending on government information and communication technology (ICT) by millions of pounds. The Government ICT Strategy aims to cut duplication and waste in Government ICT.
The Government has announced a new set of controls on government spending which are expected to save billions of pounds.
Cabinet Office news release announcing the appointment of Joe Harley CBE as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the UK Government.
Francis Maude and Edward Davey have outlined plans for a new Public Data Corporation.
The Government expects to save over £3 billion in one year as a result of the efficiency and reform measures introduced by the Coalition Government.
Public services should be delivered online or by other digital means, the Government has announced.
The Cabinet Office has announced that it will reduce its core resource budget by 35 per cent in real terms.