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Compulsory competitive tendering for better or for worse

Alexander Alan Maberly

Compulsory competitive tendering for better or for worse

a new approach in local government leisure provision

by Alexander Alan Maberly

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Thesis (B.A. Leisure Management) - Thames Valley University, 1994.

Statementproduced by Alexander Alan Maberly.
ContributionsThames Valley University.
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The most effective mechanism for incorporating competition in government is competitive contracting (or competitive tendering). A wealth of experience has been reported around the world on the savings both the direct savings from competitively contracted services and the "ripple effect" savings from the influence of competition on internal. compulsory competitive tendering. (REPORT OF A CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE ICE'S NORTH WEST DIVISION, HELD IN MANCHESTER ON 22 MARCH ). Authors: P J HALLSWORTH, C CARTER, H WOODROW, D GREEN, W WERRY, D PIGG.

Since the abolition of compulsory competitive tendering (CCT), an authority is not obliged to expose internal services to competition, unless it decided to do so based on the principles of best value. Therefore, if the investigation reveals in-house provision provides best value, there is no need for a tender process at all. Property is a key resource for the delivery of public services and needs to be managed well. The previous Conservative government had a conviction that better value public services could be delivered by harnessing private sector expertise and, since the late s, embarked on an unprecedented level of competitive tendering. This procurement method had extended to the appointment of property.

This has achieved the necessary quality of service while giving cost savings to the Council. 1 Introduction The Background to Compulsory Competitive Tendering For a decade there have been government policies in the United Kingdom which have sought to introduce more competition into the provision of local control government services.   In, the Secretary of State for the Environment announced that compulsory competitive tendering (CCT) was to be extended to a range of local authority professional and corporate services. In February proposals for the implementation of CCT for professional construction-related and property services were announced (DOE, ).


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Competitive tendering (bidding) is a widely used procurement method within government agencies and private sector organisations. The idea behind competitive tendering is that it forces suppliers to compete and (so the theory goes) consequently the purchaser and taxpayer will gain better " value for money ".In reality this rarely occurs, writes contributor Murray B.

Stanley. Competitive Tender A way to distribute a bond to investors. In a competitive tender, the issuer receives bids from large companies or other investors to buy the bond issue; the highest bid receives the issue.

The winner, at its discretion, may or may not distribute portions of the issue on the secondary market. The Bank of Canada uses competitive. Carnaghan, F. and Bracewell, B. () Testing the Market: Competitive Tendering for Government Services in Britain and Abroad (London: Institute of Economic Affairs).

Google Scholar Chaundy, D. and Uttley, M. () ‘The Economics of Compulsory Competitive Tendering: Issues, Evidence and the Case of Municipal Refuse Collection’, Public Cited by: 6. Competitive tendering is a system introduced in the UK during the s to force publicly run organisations to request bids from a number of different firms for contracts to supply goods or services.

The aim was to drive costs down and improve the efficiency of state funded organisations, including central and local government departments. At the introduction of the compulsory competitive tendering (CCT) legislation in the Victorian parliament inthe minister confidently stated `Quality will rise while costs will fall'.

So there we had it, the vision splendid, the promise of market testing to drive efficiency and effectiveness across the local government sector. The Conservative Government's Local Government Act extended compulsory tendering to a wide range of local authority services mainly supplied in the past by public departments in-house.

This article reviews why the legislation was introduced; considers the evidence on efficiency savings from competitive tendering; details the services Cited by: The paper applies institutional theory to analyse the changing role of accounting and contracting in UK local government as the compulsory competitive tendering (CCT) regime was extended to white‐collar activities such as housing management, finance, legal services and information technology.

This article examines the challenge to the Governments policy of market testing represented by the European Union's Acquired Rights Directive.

The aim of the Directive, expressed in UK legislation through the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulationsis to safeguard jobs, terms and union recognition under a new employer. During the s, the number of transfers of undertakings has doubled every three years at EU level, accounting for 40 per cent of the global number of business transfers.

Yet limited research has been carried out to investigate how terms and conditions of employment and other work-related experience may have changed for the workers who have been transferred from the transferor. Qualitative data from a sample of urban UK councils is used to present a longitudinal analysis of the problems of maintaining service quality in local government parks and open spaces.

Service quality has evolved through several distinct reform eras in parks management: traditional management (pre‐), compulsory competitive tendering (‐), and best value.

Books Music Art & design Planning and Land Act introduced a new 'block grant' and compulsory competitive tendering (CCT) for direct. The AR was clearly opposed to the compulsory usage of competitive tendering and seemed to follow rather strictly the principles of the French public transport legislation according to which authorities can produce service themselves or decide to contract these out in which case specific tendering rules should apply.

For example, Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) legislation in the 's required certain local authority services to be put out to tender (Shaw et al., ).

Initially these tended to be. With the passing of the Local government (competitive tendering) act Victoria's public library sector became the first in the world to be exposed to compulsory competitive tendering (CCT). As a consequence, between anda large number of Victorian public library services were tendered out and subsequently managed on a contractual.

One is Sect which mandates open and competitive tendering for services commissioned by CCGs. However, it also allows contract renewals with existing providers after competitive tendering if patient benefits and the transparency of the process can be demonstrated, and allows the NHS to litigate against uncompetitive contract awards to.

One consequence of regionalization is that several different policies now regulate local public transport. The most common scenario is that competitive tendering goes unused; Hesse is the only federal state that has made competitive tendering (Ausschreibungswettbewerb) for non-commercial services compulsory, announced in   Books Music Art & design TV & radio and unions to get rid of compulsory competitive tendering." expose itself to more opposition claims that Labour councils offer worse services".

Firstly in public works then later in services, a new regime known as Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) was introduced by the Government.

CCT meant that LAs had first to expose major functions to competition, i.e. LA Direct Labour Organisations now had to compete with independent contractors for the right to provide services. Inthe principle of ‘best value’ replaced Compulsory Competitive Tendering for public service procurement and, as a result, decisions about school meal provisions were increasingly driven by finance (School Meals Review Panel, ).

Concern about the. Compulsory Competitive Tendering The procedure that the UK government previously required local authorities to adopt, before they introduced Best Value Contracts (see above). It meant that in-house local authority staff had to compete on price against contractors’ bids for constructing a project or providing services.

The Local Government Act and Compulsory Competitive Tendering Article (PDF Available) in Urban Studies 27(5) October with 40 Reads How we measure 'reads'.“First do no harm” On 1 Aprilin England, the NHS system of care and the secretary of state’s duty to secure and provide universal healthcare for all people throughout England will come under serious threat.

The Health and Social Care Actwhich comes into force on that date, allows for wholesale dismantling of the NHS and privatisation of the supply, organisation, planning. With the passing of the Local government (competitive tendering) act Victoria's public library sector became the first in the world to be exposed to compulsory competitive tendering (CCT).

As a consequence, between anda large number of Victorian public library services were tendered out and subsequently managed on a contractual.