National Audit Office guide to deciding prices in public services markets

Jan 07, 2014

The report just published by the National Audit Office into deciding prices in public service markets will leave procurement managers feeling better informed but a little patronised; it could be called Public Service Pricing for Dummies comments Richard Vize.

It outlines both the oversight required from government departments and the principles for price setting which should be followed by local bodies – principally local authorities.

It identifies three key roles for central government – understanding national supply and demand, understanding market structure, and understanding and working with regulators and competition authorities.

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