Baachu Special: Autumn Statement 2022

Overview The Chancellor made his Autumn Statement in the House of Commons in which he set out his plan to put public spending on a sustainable footing, get debt falling, and restore stability. He confirmed that his priorities are stability, growth, and public services. Below is an overview of the main announcements.

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Baachu/ GROWTH PLAN 2022 – ENERGY

As part of today’s Fiscal Statement, the Chancellor has made the following announcements which will be of particular interest to this committee. Energy prices The Energy Bill Relief Scheme for non-domestic users will be a temporary six-month scheme to provide a discount on wholesale gas and electricity prices for businesses, charities, and

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Baachu/GROWTH PLAN 2022 – WELFARE AND SKILLS

As part of today’s Fiscal Statement, the Chancellor has made the following announcements which will be of particular interest to these committees. Employability and Universal Credit The Administrative Earnings Threshold will be increased to 15 hours a week at National Living Wage from an individual claimant from January 2023. This

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GROWTH PLAN 2022 – INFRASTRUCTURE AND REGIONAL PANELS

As part of today’s Fiscal Statement, the Chancellor has made the following announcements which will be of particular interest to these committees. Investment Zones A factsheet on the Investment Zones is attached. The Government is in discussion with 38 Upper Tier Local Authorities and Mayoral Combined Authorities in England to set up

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NEW PRIME MINISTER’S SPEECH AND NEW MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS

New Prime Minister’s Speech and New Ministerial Appointments Earlier this evening, Liz Truss delivered her first speech to the nation as Prime Minister.     She set out her three early priorities: Growing the Economy: Ms Truss said that she will focus on “getting Britain working again” with a “bold plan

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Procurement Bill: Baachu Summary

Following Queen’s Speech, the Government has now published the Procurement Bill. Next Steps The Bill is expected to take several months to complete its passage through Parliament. You can monitor its progress here. Following Royal Assent, there will then need to be secondary legislation made to bring some elements of the Bill and

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Queen’s Speech 2022: Baachu Summary

Key Points Below is a link to the Government’s background briefing on new Bills and other measures announced today as part of the Queen’s Speech. It includes 38 bills and outlines the legislative programme for the third parliamentary session 2022-23. Click here to read the briefing note. It is divided into four sections and

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NHS Net Zero and Social Value guidance

NHS England have produced guidance for NHS procurement teams on net zero and social value. As of 1st April, the NHS adopted the Government’s Social Value Model (PPN 06/20) in the award of NHS contracts. All organisations involved in NHS procurement are now required to adopt and apply PPN 06/20 to

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