Public sector spends £221bn on procurement

Public sector procurement should be streamlined in a bid to save money and make life easier for the private sector. Chairman of the Greening the Public Sector, Colin Cram, said: “Public sector procurement spend is £221bn. It’s a massive amount, accounting for one third of public sector expenditure. We have a right to expect that […]

Public sector bosses should cut energy not staff

Public sector energy savings could prevent staff from losing their jobs and protect front-line services, a London conference has been told. Government departments should look at cutting budgets by reducing its energy consumption not staff, says senior public sector figure Colin Cram. Mr Cram told ELN: “I’m afraid a lot of people could be fired […]