Monday, August 23, 2010

More Process Disclosure Please

To date, only a handful of public authorities have released data under the coalition's spend publication policy.

At present, Kier Group top the vendor chart with monthly public spend of £9 million. Kier is a construction, development and building services group. It entered into a successful joint venture with Islington Council some years ago, and has won a string of public contracts in the last 12 months including a £20 million agreement with Islington, announced on 6th August.

dotgovdotuk is finding an abundance of information regarding the outcomes of public procurement processes but the inner workings, governance and approval structures remain hidden from public view.

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