Detoxifying the Party never meant moving to the left – this year’s manifesto was well to the left economically of anything we advocated.
Posts by Francis Maude
Francis Maude is the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General
Francis Maude: Cheaper, quicker, simpler, less noisy – and politically acceptable. Why the new Government should take up Heathrow Hub.
Truthfully, I expected at every stage that someone would come up with a showstopper reason why it can’t possibly work. No one has come up with one.
Francis Maude MP: What we’ve done to improve value for money in government. And what we plan to do next.
Last year, over a quarter of central government spend went to SMEs. That’s a huge, and probably unprecedented, £11.4 billion.
I’ve set out our ambition to have the best digital government offering in the G7 by the time of the next election. We are well on the way to meeting that.
The number of full time-trade union representatives is now less than a fifth of the level in 2011.
Francis Maude MP: We’re raised over £1 billion for taxpayers by selling Government land. But there’s more to do.
It’s wrong for Government to hold onto land and buildings it does not need.