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Councils double number of fire safety tenders in wake of Grenfell

The number of councils tendering for fire safety work has shot up in the year since the Grenfell disaster, according to the latest figures. Local government buyers published twice as many fire safety tenders in the last 12 months compared to the previous year, according to public sector marketplace specialists Tussell. The company says there…

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Council chiefs call for ‘light touch’ procurement rules post-Brexit

Council chiefs have called on the Government to ‘simplify’ the current rules on how councils buy goods and services once the UK has exited the European Union. The Local Government Association (LGA) argues EU rules sometimes sit ‘uneasily’ with supporting the local economy and is calling for Whitehall to introduce a more efficient UK system…

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