The proposals in this Green Paper are intended to shape the future of public procurement in this country for many years to come.
The government’s goal is to speed up and simplify our procurement processes, place value for money at their heart, and unleash opportunities for small businesses, charities and social enterprises to innovate in public service delivery.
The Digital Competition Expert Panel has issued a consultation on the state of competition in the digital economy, considering what the opportunities and challenges are for policy, both in the UK and internationally.
The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications has issued a consultation with the aim of getting insights from all types of actors (consumers, companies in the telecommunications sector, digital companies, other companies, institutions) on issues to be taken into account by NRAs in the context of the data economy.
The second part of the consultation seeks views about potential long-term reforms that government should take to its approach to ensuring that investments and takeovers cannot raise national security concerns.
Neil Bibby MSP has issued a consultation on the Proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill to govern the relationship between tenants of tied pubs and their owners, and an Adjudicator to enforce the Code.