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I’ve talked to two smart and experienced procurement people – both CPOs in local authorities – recently and interestingly, their view was that I hadn’t gone far enough. One is very experienced in the public sector, the other new to it, but both feel that for most contracts, given that the the short list should all be capable of doing the work, why should cost not be the great majority of the award criteria and process? As one put it: “At selection stage (open and restricted), all suppliers post pqq should be capable of supplying the required quality (fit for ... Read More