Manchester saves £65m with new procurement policy

Manchester City Council (MCC) is playing a “pioneering role” by reinvesting spend back into the local economy through its progressive procurement policies, according to an independent think tank.

The Power of Procurement II, published by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES), identified key changes in procurement policy and processes that had been undertaken by the city council over the last 10 years to benefit Manchester residents and businesses.

The full article can be read on the Supply Management website.