Manchester Council playing ‘pioneering role’ in progressive procurement

Manchester City Council is playing a ‘pioneering role’ in reinvesting spend back into the local economy with its progressive procurement policies, report says.

A study published today by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) identified key changes that have been undertaken by the city council over the last 10 years. The Power of Procurement II found the new corporate procurement department had led to over £65m of efficiency savings.

The full article can be read on the LocalGov website.