Policy paper

Construction cost benchmarking: departmental progress 2012

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Departmental progress in implementing the recommendations of the Cost Benchmarking Principles and Expectations report published in 2012.


This document reports for the first time on the progress being made by departments in implementing the cost benchmarking principles. In terms of driving forward further progress, the report identifies specific actions to be addressed both by individual departments and collectively. Key areas for further work relate to sharing and comparing data between departments, the supply chain and private clients.