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Agenda 2.10.23 - will changes to government’s capital procedures reduce cost and bureaucracy?

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Monday, 2 October 2023 - 25 minutes

Revision to government’s capital procedures and regulations might not sound like the most riveting of subjects and yet tens of millions of taxpayers pounds are spent each year on government’s capital program. From big projects such as the Promenade and Liverpool Sea Terminal down much smaller things like new hospital equipment or a still proposed flight simulator for the airport are all delivered using these procedures, so changes can potentially reduce cost and bureaucracy. On Agenda Andrew Smith MHK tells us what has changed and why. Government is not known for reducing red tape and bureaucracy - will this time be different?

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