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Major Projects Authority – UK

Major Projects Authority

The Major Projects Authority (MPA) is a collaboration between the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and departments, and has the fundamental aim of significantly improving the delivery success rate of major projects across the UK's central government. Launched on 31 March 2011, the MPA aims to address the findings from the National Audit Office’s report Assurance of high risk projects and from the Major Projects Review 2010.  Access to several guides, reports and other MPA documents can be found below:


Announcement - Government Launches Major Projects Authority - March 2011

Overview of Major Projects Authority - March 2011

Major Project Assurance and Approval Guidance - April 2011

MPA Integrated Assurance Toolkit for Major Projects - March 2011

Guide to Implementing Integrated Assurances and Approvals - May 2011

Starting Gate: MPA Guidance for Departments - September 2011

Project Assessment Review: MPA Guidance for Departments - March 2012

Managing Major Projects more Effectively - August 2013

MPA 1st Annual Report - 2013