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Review of Scottish public sector procurement in construction

DescriptionReport of the independent review of procurement in construction carried out by Robin Crawford and Ken Lewandowski.
ISBN9781782569930
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 22, 2013

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ISBN 978 1 78256 993 0 (web only publication)
DPPAS 14987

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Contents

Foreword

1. Executive summary

2. Terms of reference and method

3. Construction in the public sector today

4. Governance, accountability and leadership

4.1 Overview

4.2 Strengthening construction procurement policy leadership

4.3 Responsibility for implementing recommendations

4.4 Chief Construction Adviser

4.5 Relationship to the wider procurement reform programme

4.6 Fitting the pieces together

5. Prioritisation and co-ordination of spending

5.1 Overview

5.2 Prioritisation of spend

5.3 Construction Pipeline

5.4 Co-ordination of projects and programmes

5.5 Regional strategic co-ordination

5.6 Social Housing

6. Approach to market

6.1 Overview

6.2 The importance of design

6.3 Framework agreements

6.4 hubCos

6.5 'Self-delivery'

6.6 'New models' of procurement

6.7 Contract selection, terms and conditions

6.8 Payment terms

6.9 Cash retentions and other project assurance tools

7. Capability and capacity

7.1 Overview

7.2 People and skills

7.3 Tools, systems and guidance

8. Sustainable procurement, innovation and emerging technologies

8.1 Overview

8.2 Social benefits

8.3 Economic benefits

8.4 Environmental benefits

8.5 Innovation

8.6 Building Information Modelling (BIM)

9. Data as an enabler of reform

9.1 Overview

9.2 Management information

9.3 Baseline data

9.4 Benchmarking, Metrics and Key Performance Indicators

9.5 Performance Management and Continuous Improvement

10. What the industry needs to do

10.1 Overview

10.2 A cohesive voice

10.3 Treating each other fairly

10.4 Bidding sustainably

10.5 Industry helping industry

11. Resource implications and potential savings

11.1 Resource implications

11.2 Savings

12. Implementation plan

Appendix 1- Glossary

Appendix 2 - Full terms of reference

Appendix 3 - Approaches to construction by sector

Appendix 4 - Implementation plan

Appendix 5 - Consultative group members