Results 1–20 of 2000 for "office of government commerce"

Parliament: Freedom of Speech and the Rule of Law - Motion to Take Note (23 May 2019)

Baroness Deech: remember how important it is for the legislature to respect the scope of the judiciary and the judiciary the scope of the legislature, as explained by Stanley Burnton J in the 2008 case of the Office of Government Commerce. Members have to exercise self-discipline and remind themselves of the important historical and constitutional role played by judicial independence and parliamentary...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Northern Rail Franchise and TransPennine Express Rail Franchise (20 Jul 2018)

Jo Johnson: ...the franchises on behalf of the Secretary of State, in line with the duties and powers set out in the 1993 Railways Act (as amended), taking account of other relevant UK and EU legislation and with Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and HM Treasury procurement regulations and practices.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Scotland Office: Buildings ( 9 Oct 2017)

David Mundell: The Memorandum of Terms of Occupation template used by the Scotland Office can be found on the Office of Government Commerce website as follows: p://

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Advertising (17 Jul 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...for Budget Responsibility 1,230 500 Government Internal Audit Agency 33,036 11,700 Asset Protection Agency 28,767 130,150 1,495 Office of Government Commerce 64,685 26,003 (1) 2013-14 includes advertising for Help to Buy – 2013-14 (£1.69m), 2014-15 (£2.28m), 2015-16 (£0.14m) and Pension Wise –...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Social Investment Fund ( 6 Dec 2016)

Alastair Ross: ...on exactly what people told us, as part of the public consultation, they wanted. The motion also refers to an: "independent review of the operation of the entire social investment fund process". The Office of Government Commerce developed the gateway review process for projects and introduced it across government as part of the modernisation agenda to support the delivery of improved...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Senior Civil Servants (10 Mar 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...Civil Service Caution is advised when interpreting changes at a departmental level due to the following Machinery of Government changes over the period that have moved into and out of departments: Office of Government Commerce moved from HMT to Cabinet Office in June 2010 Government Equalities Office moved into Home Office in April 2011 and to DCMS in Q1 2013 Directgov transferred from...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Future Large Aircraft ( 4 Jun 2015)

Philip Dunne: ...loss of a pre-delivery aircraft in Spain. The programme is continually reviewed by the Senior Responsible Owner through regular Programme Boards and is subject to independent review including the Office of Government Commerce and the Major Project Review.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Efficiency and Reform Group ( 3 Feb 2014)

Francis Maude: ...following numbers should provide some guidance.  After the last general election, machinery of government changes moved the National School of Government, the Central Office of Information and the Office of Government Commerce into the Cabinet Office. The NSG had 197 staff,  OGC had 298 people and the COI 735. These organisations were then disbanded. There were also 121 people working...

Apprenticeships and Skills (Public Procurement Contracts) Bill ( 1 Nov 2013)

Andrew Gwynne: ...enable us to change that position. I am proud of my party’s record in this regard. Under the last Labour Government, the number of apprenticeships more than quadrupled. We launched the official Office of Government Commerce guidance to encourage the growth of apprenticeships, whose principles are also evident in the Bill. I have been informed by both the Public Bill Office and the House...

Written Answers — Education: Billing ( 8 Oct 2013)

Elizabeth Truss: The standard form Design and Build contract used on the Education Funding Agency (EFA) Contractors Framework makes it obligatory for the contractor to comply with the Office of Government Commerce Fair Payment Guide. This requires the contractor to make payment to its supply chain with a total period not exceeding 30 calendar days. Furthermore, where the EFA is the procuring authority, the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Staff (11 Sep 2013)

Sajid Javid: Following the 2004 Lyons review, which raised the issue of moving civil servants from London and the south-east, the Treasury Group (then consisting of HM Treasury, the Office of Government Commerce, and the Debt Management Office) committed to relocate 26.5 full-time equivalent posts by March 2008 as part of the 2004 spending review. This number was achieved by March 2007...

Written Answers — Treasury: Training (20 May 2013)

Sajid Javid: ...2,282,714 2,695,428 2009-10 2,369,560 2,924,727 2010-11 2,274,560 2,399,562 2011-12 808,608 1,017,710 2012-13 656,790 772,795 (1) Includes Debt Management Office (all years), Office of Government Commerce (2008-10), Asset Protection Agency (2010 to October 2012), UK Financial Investments Limited (2011-13), and Office and Budget Responsibility (2011-13). No central...

Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day] — Tax Fairness: Apprenticeships (12 Mar 2013)

Gordon Marsden: ...for Southampton, Itchen who laid out the direction of travel for this initiative when we were in government. Along with my hon. Friend the Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle), he launched the official Office of Government Commerce guidance encouraging this approach. That Labour Government then proceeded with major projects such as the Kickstart housing scheme, launched by my right hon. Friend...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Payments Agency (31 Jan 2013)

David Heath: currently in year one of its Strategic Improvement Plan (SIP), a three-year plan to improve the performance of the agency and ensure that it is prepared for the changes of CAP reform. A recent Office of Government Commerce gateway review of the programme of work being carried out under the SIP endorsed the work being done and commented on the strong leadership, governance and controls...

Written Answers — Health: Consultants (16 Jan 2013)

Daniel Poulter: ...the following table, together with those for the previous two years. The figures are based on the definition of consultancy services provided by Cabinet Office Government Procurement (formerly the office of Government Commerce). £ million   2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 Core Department 3 10 108 102 Connecting for Health 12 5 7 5 Total 15 15 115 107 ...

Human Rights Act 1998 (Repeal): Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority ( 4 Dec 2012)

Andrew Lansley: ...they were working to. The National Audit Office, in 2011, recognised that it was a “major achievement” for IPSA to establish itself “as a functioning organisation in a very short time”. The Office of Government Commerce said that the “impossible” was “delivered”. I am in no doubt that the fact of an independent, transparent, regulator has made a significant contribution to...

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Contracts ( 8 Oct 2012)

Philip Dunne: Ministry of Defence (MOD) policy on assessing approaches to apprenticeship schemes in tenders is to follow the guidance "Promoting Skills in Public Procurement", published by Office of Government Commerce in 2009. The MOD does not have a specific policy which requires procurement staff to assess bidder policy on paying interns or payment of a "living" wage.

Written Answers — Health: Consultants (17 Jul 2012)

Simon Burns: ...'s arm's-length bodies and agencies is set out in the following table. The figures are based on the definition of consultancy services provided by Cabinet Office Government Procurement (formerly the Office of Government Commerce). Information on the individual projects against which this expenditure is incurred and on the spend for each project is not available. To provide that information...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Operating Costs ( 2 Jul 2012)

Francis Maude: ...of efficiency savings in 2011-12. Machinery of government transfers amounted to £8.165 million (main items being Constitutional and Political Reform from Ministry of Justice—£5.9 million; Office of Government Commerce from HM Treasury—£1.5 million). The actual spend for 2011-12 is currently being audited and will be published in the Annual Report and Accounts 2011-12 in mid July...

Government: Procurement — Question (25 Jun 2012)

Lord Haskel: My Lords, those aspirations are all very well but are the incentives in place for public-sector buyers to carry them out? The Office of Government Commerce tells me that there are 40,000 points of procurement. Why should it take the risk of an innovation failing? After all, it is more likely to get a pat on the back for saving money in these circumstances than for encouraging innovation. How...

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