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PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFERS: Abolition of the Two-Tier Code

27 May 2011  

Nicola Ihnatowicz discusses whether public service employees’ pay and conditions will deteriorate following the removal of guidelines on central and local government outsourcing

On 13 December 2010, the Cabinet Office announced the withdrawal of the provisions commonly known as the Two-Tier Code as they applied to central government contracts. Shortly afterwards, on 21 March 2011, the secretary of state for communities and local government announced the withdrawal of the equivalent provisions for local government.


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