Central Buying Consortium (CBC)
The Central Buying Consortium (CBC), which was formed in 1991, is the largest local authority purchasing group in the UK. CBC member authorities have a combined revenue purchasing spend of over £5 Billion.
It is operated by 18 local government authorities which include some of the largest authorities in the Midlands, South and South East of England, outside of London. CBCAuthorities represent over 20% of the population in England.