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How ditching paper could save the Treasury £10bn a year

Government procurement expenditure could be far lower

By Alexander Hitchcock  

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne speaks during the British Chambers of Commerce annual conference in London, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/Press Association Images

If reports are to be believed, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will need to find urgent savings in next week’s Budget. Revisions to nominal GDP numbers have left the economy £18bn smaller than expected. The Office for Budget Responsibility looks set to…

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