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Government claims £14.3bn savings for 2013-14

Kable - Efficiency and Reform Group drive includes saving of over £200m by improving digital services and moving more services online. 

The government has said its drive for efficiency and reform across Whitehall yielded savings of £14.3bn in 2013-14.

The"unprecedented" savings, delivered by departments across government and coordinated by the Efficiency and Reform Group (ERG),followed £10bn saved with ERG in 2012-13, £5.5bn in 2011-12 and £3.75bn in 2010-11.

The government said its savings have been found in five categories: