Effective Government is fundamental to the successful implementation of the Government Economic Strategy, as it is only by the actions of the public sector being fully coordinated and aligned can we maximise Scotland's potential. Central to this will be nurturing and developing the talents and creativity of all our public servants.
Our key actions in this area include:
- Increasing the public sector's direct contribution to the economy through smart use of public procurement, in order to promote jobs and growth; encourage innovation; boost training and apprenticeship opportunities; and help Scottish firms, particularly SMEs, compete effectively for contracts
- Ensuring that Scotland's public services remain fit for purpose, and affordable, in these challenging times and into the future
- A commitment to further improving the efficiency of the public sector, including a focus on better regulation
Economic Recovery Plan
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