Tussell is the media's go-to source

Whenever the media reports on UK public contracts or spending, Tussell is their go-to source.

From breaking stories on government PPE contracts during the COVID-19 pandemic, to uncovering public spending with Gazprom during the war in Ukraine, our data has become essential to journalists who want to shine a light on government procurement.

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1250+

citations

of Tussell's data in the press since 2018

450+

different outlets

have cited Tussell's data

6

TV appearances

on BBC News, ITV News, Channel 4 News and Newsnight

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Why does the media turn to Tussell?

Tussell aggregates, cleans and enhances all publicly available UK public sector procurement data.

This means Tussell can produce highly reliable and accurate insights into UK public procurement that the media can't get anywhere else.

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Tussell in the news

Here are just a few of our most recent citations in the press:

FT Lottery Citation Jan 2024-min
24th Jan 24
“The lottery contract is the fourth-biggest procurement contract awarded by the UK Government in the past decade, according to data provider Tussell”
- Olver Barnes, The FT
Veolia The Times Citation Jan 2024
21st Jan 24
“In the UK alone, [Veolia] has raked in £4.2 billion in public sector work since 2016, according to data from Tussell”
- Jon Yeomans, The Times
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7th Oct 23
“[M]ore than £1bn in invoices had already been submitted relating to phase two of HS2, according to Tussell”
- Gwyn Topham, Michael Savage & Jon Ungoes-Thomas, The Guardian
NYT Palantir citation-min
29th Sept 23
“[Palantir] is used by the CIA and the Pentagon, while in Britain it has been used by the Ministry of Defence since at least 2018, according to Tussell”
- Euan Ward & Adam Satariano, The New York Times
The Times HS2 citation
29th Sept 23
“HS2 has spent more than £280 million on consultants in the past seven years”
- Ben Clatworthy, The Times
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29th June 23
“Covid Inquiry: When will Boris Johnson give evidence and what will we learn?”
- Jamie Bullen, The Telegraph
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13th June 2023
“Even before the first witness is sworn in, the inquiry has spent £23m, while it and several government departments have issued long-term contracts for around £126m, according to Tussell."”
- Robert Booth, The Guardian
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6th June 23
“Over the past five years, central and local government has spent £684m on contracts with Amazon and its subsidiaries, according to Tussell’s analysis.”
- Heather Stewart, The Guardian

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