Reports by Sir Joe Pilling and Bill Hamilton on the findings of their reviews into the future of the government’s official history programme
The 2011 Manion lecture from Sir Gus O’Donnell: “Achieving Results in the Context of Fiscal Restraint: Real-Time Lessons from the British Experience”.
This report reviews policy and practice relating to the public appointments of chairs and board members of the public bodies sponsored by the Cabinet Office. This includes a report on activity carried out to support policy objectives and a forward look to future activity over the next year.
The interim report of the Counter Fraud Taskforce includes a set of proposals which the Government will take forward immediately to develop the fight against fraud and build on the success of the pilots.
The package of reforms designed to open up the public sector marketplace to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 11 February 2011 included the requirement for all government departments to publish a set of specific targeted actions to increase their business with SMEs. The departmental action plan for the Cabinet Office for 2011-12 is attached.
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.
Pursuant to Section 86 of the Climate Change Act 2008 (as amended), the “State of the Estate in 2010” report was laid before Parliament on 13 May 2011. The report provides an assessment of the efficiency and sustainability of the Government's Civil Estate in 2010. It provides early insights into the progress Government is making since introducing the National Property Controls and moratorium on leaseholds.
The strategy document, Better Choices: Better Deals, by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Cabinet Office’s Behavioural Insights Team
Freedom of information release about information to do with the Iraq Dossier
Details of measures announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office to promote Small Business procurement.