New support for England’s largest cities to boost growth, including the appointment of a dedicated Minister for Cities, Greg Clark.
Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude announces £22 billion investment in Government construction projects
The Government has launched a new online tool, the Innovation Launch Pad, to enable small businesses to pitch their ideas on how they could do the business of government more cheaply or more efficiently.
Responsibility for the Office of Government Commerce and the public sector procurement agency will move to the Cabinet Office where they will form part of the Efficiency and Reform Group.
As part of the Government’s drive to achieve the £6.2 billion of spending cuts announced by the Chancellor this morning, a powerful new joint Treasury-Cabinet Office group will be set up to ensure savings across Whitehall and Arms Length Bodies happen quickly.