Dumb bidding: The problem with government's approach to grant funding

21 May 21
The government's preference for providing grants through competitive bidding creates a vicious cycle that hurts authorities most in need of the money, says CIPFA chief executive Rob Whiteman.
  • Rob Whiteman
    Chief executive of CIPFA since 2013, after leading the UK Border Agency and the Improvement & Development Agency. Previously, he was CEO at Barking and Dagenham council.

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