Lots to digest in the Smarter Government report. Headlines: another £12bn in savings over the £26bn from Gershon and £35bn from OEP. In all, that’s approaching 10% of government spend. [NB Steph rightly counsels caution on the numbers.]
Good to see that they have published a broad set of back office benchmarking data allied to the information that we worked hard on collecting during the Whitehall shared services forum days.
Here’s Kable’s take on the publication.
The Institute for Government calls for greater central coordination of government IT. John Suffolk will be delighted.