Also see New Start article http://newstartmag.co.uk/your-blogs/how-public-procurement-can-tackle-youth-unemployment/
Research on tackling poverty through public procurement
Can we reduce poverty through public procurement?
This research looks at whether rising poverty and declining social mobility can be tackled by including more recruitment and training opportunities in public contracts, such as construction projects.
It also highlights projects around the UK which have successfully used public procurement to address poverty through training and employment.