B – Appraisal and Planning

This section sets out requirements and provides guidance on the Appraisal and Planning Stages. It deals with what happens before a major expenditure commitment is made.This ranges from the a description of the Standard Appraisal Steps to the Approval Required (B-03). More detailed guidance on particular Appraisal methods is contained in Section D

B-01 Standard Appraisal Steps

B-02 The Planning Phase

B-03 Approvals Required and Scale of Appraisal

B-04 Procurement Guidelines

B-05 Public Private Partnerships

B-06 Appraising Current Expenditure

B07 – Conducting a Regulatory Impact Assessment