PAC pins hopes on procurement

Clark, Lindsay
November 2010
Supply Management;11/11/2010, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p05
The article focuses on the concern expressed by an influential group of British Members of the Parliament (MP) about the likelihood of cutting front-line services so that efficiency savings can be achieved, identifying procurement as a means to prevent such possibility.


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