Corporate report

Government savings in 2012 to 2013

Summary report and technical note by the Efficiency and Reform Group on the £10 billion savings made by government in 2012 to 2013.

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



The Efficiency and Reform Group supported departments in delivering savings of £3.75 billion in 2010 to 2011 and £5.5 billion in 2011 to 2012. For 2012 to 2013, departments reported savings of £10 billion – an increase of 82% from the previous year. These savings have been reviewed and verified by independent auditors.

Published 5 July 2013