|Government Launches E-Procurement for Local Government Campaign|
LGOL National E-Procurement Programme
2 October 2002
A new government initiative has been launched to accelerate the introduction of electronic procurement in local government.
The Delivering E-Procurement Local Government Online (LGOL) Project will provide practical support and guidance to the 388 English local authorities to take full advantage of e-procurement by the Governments target date of 2005. The National Project will incorporate a structured programme of support and guidance to include:
- a simple toolkit to help plan the stages of implementation and select the relevant elements of e-procurement
- a programme of local authority experience-sharing, including interaction with other public and private sector early-adopters
- standards and products tailored to local authority requirements.
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