News on the topic of Government efficiency

Millions saved through Fraud Taskforce pilots

Government announces pilots to tackle £21 billion of annual fraud in the public sector.

Wed, 08/06/2011

Government saves over £1 billion on procurement

In a move expected to save £3 billion a year, Francis Maude today announced that the Government is making significant changes to the way it buys in categories of common goods and services such as stationery and office services. 

Fri, 03/06/2011

Government Construction Strategy to reduce costs

The Government Construction Strategy will reform the way in which government procures construction across all sectors and will reduce costs by up to 20% by the end of this parliament.

Tue, 31/05/2011

New Executive Director of Digital appointed

Mike Bracken has been appointed as the Government’s new Executive Director of Digital.

Fri, 20/05/2011

Department Business Plans updated

The Coalition Government has today published updated business plans for each government department with full details of changes made to the plans since they were first published in November 2010.

Fri, 13/05/2011

Government launches single government website prototype

The Coalition Government has today launched an early prototype of a potential single government web domain, aimed at making public services easier to use.

Wed, 11/05/2011

Government appoints Chief Procurement Officer to cut waste

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has announced that John Collington will become the first Chief Procurement Officer for the whole of Government.

Wed, 20/04/2011

Supplier representatives to cut costs for 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.

Wed, 13/04/2011

Red Tape Challenge

The Government has launched a website challenging the public to help us cut unnecessary regulations.

Thu, 07/04/2011

Government launches Major Projects Authority

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).

Thu, 31/03/2011

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