The cost of the Government’s IT is currently too high and needs to be reduced. There is a lack of market diversity in existing government contracts. A more diverse market and level-playing field for access to government IT contracts is needed to improve competition, reduce cost and improve public service outcomes.
Lists all Business Statements by the Leader of the House of Commons.
On 19 October 2011 the Government published a Green Paper on Justice and Security. The Green Paper makes proposals on the way in which sensitive information is dealt with in the full range of civil judicial proceedings. It also considers options for strengthening non-judicial oversight of the security and intelligence agencies.
Behavioural Insight Team annual update and the Government Response to the Science and Technology Select Committee Report on Behaviour Change.
The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services. We want to hear from everyone – citizens, businesses, public services themselves, and other interest groups – on how we can best embed a culture of openness and transparency in our public services.
The Open Public Services White Paper sets out how the Government will improve public services. By putting choice and control in the hands of individuals and neighbourhoods, public services will become more responsive to peoples’ needs.
The Government Construction Strategy will reform the way in which government procures construction across all sectors, and in doing so will reduce costs by up to 20% by the end of this parliament.
The strategy will also stimulate growth by enabling more to be constructed within the funds available by using its sheer scale in procurement of construction.
The Giving White Paper outlines new Big Society plans to make it easier and more attractive to give time and money to good causes.
Joint letter from the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister to Frank Field thanking him for his report "The Foundation Years: Preventing Poor Children Becoming Poor Adults" which has been released.
The key findings and recommendations of the Efficiency Review by Sir Philip Green originally commissioned by Francis Maude.