U.K: How Manchester City Council used its procurement spending to build local wealth

27 Feb 19: A new approach to buying goods and services by Manchester City Council has led to the creation of jobs and wealth within the city, says Matthew Todd. New findings from with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) have revealed that Manchester City Council’s approach to procurement and social value is delivering more for local people.  The research is part of CLES’s deep collaborative Local Wealth Building work, a people-centred approach to local economic development.