This report is an outlook of Labour's 2015 agenda, Ed Miliband's preparation for government. It is intended both for those currently working with public sector, and those considering this market for the first time.
Kable covers the use of ICT in the public sector across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
With just sixteen months to go until the next General Election, most opinion polls for now point to Ed Miliband heading towards Downing Street, though whether it is with an overall majority or as part of another Coalition government is unclear. Labour, however, has some way to go until its policy platform is complete, and this is particularly the case in respect of its views on public procurement and technology policy.
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This report discusses Labours current thinking on procurement and its likely approach towards EU procurement rules which it views as a political target. It also examines Labours technology narrative and its approach towards government ICT, and predicts what the first 100 days of an incoming Labour administration would hold.
This Kable analysis provides suppliers with an insight into the critical thinking behind Labours policy development, the outcome of which could within 18 months be key to the next governments ICT and public procurement agenda.
Table of ContentsContents
2 From here to 2015: decision points for Labour
3 Labourâs approach to public procurement
4 Key figures
4.1 Michael Dugher (Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office)
4.2 Chris Leslie (Shadow Chief Secretary)
4.3 Chi Onwurah (Junior shadow minister in the Cabinet Office team)
4.4 Other key players
5 The first 100 days
6 Labourâs political narrative on technology
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