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Jonathan Shaw – a good guy loses his seat

I've been a non-executive director for Remploy ("the UK's leading providers of employment services and employment to people experiencing complex barriers to work" )  for […]

Cameron and Clegg; how good were their negotiating strategies?

Went out for a curry with my colleague last night to a small restaurant in Cheshire.  Came back to my hotel and ..... Brown gone, […]

First election result – my home town

First result declared - my home town of Houghton-le-Spring (OK, now combined with Sunderland South). But please commentators,  get it right - it is HOE-ton […]

Election day dawns – what lies ahead for procurement and Ministers?

I was a senior civil servant (Procurement Director) in the Department of Social Security in 1997 when we had the last change of ruling party.  […]

Final leaders’ debate; Cameron would support more SMEs through public procurement

Through the wonders of the Web, you can now read whole transcripts of the party leaders' debates. I noticed this from David Cameron last Thursday […]

Do we need a MOP (Minister of Procurement)?

I think I might have had a 'comment' on the Supply Management blog moderated out! So let's open the discussion here. Basically, various folk - […]

The Perfect Storm – Recommendations (part 5)

More of our recommendations - in fact, the final three - which form part of the serialisation of our public sector procurement White Paper – […]

The Perfect Storm – Recommendations (part 4)

More of our recommendations which form part of the serialisation of our public sector procurement White Paper - "The Perfect Storm". 6. Focus on value […]

The Perfect Storm – Recommendations (part 3)

More of our recommendations, which form part of the serialisation of our public sector procurement White Paper - The Perfect Storm. 4. Clear decisions on […]