Commissioning and Community Sourcing Report

Commissioning and Community Sourcing Report (via the Centre for Welfare Reform)
In this report, Chris Howells and Chris Yapp describe how UK commissioning has been trapped by the wrong interpretation of EU procurement law and an unimaginative approach to understanding the role of local government and the NHS. It is not by making contracts bigger, privatising services or by increased regulation or contractual control that we’ll strengthen our communities or revitalise public services. We need to refocus attention on the real strengths and capacities of our communities and create a mutually supportive framework linking statutory services and communities.” Access the full report here.