Public Sector: Procurement

(asked on 13th April 2018) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department is assessing measures to increase the efficiency of public sector procurement; and if he will make a statement.


Answered by
Oliver Dowden Portrait
Oliver Dowden
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
This question was answered on 12th June 2018

Carillion’s insolvency has made it clear that government should think about whether there is a need to make changes which will safeguard against an event of this scale happening again. To that end, we are currently undertaking an internal lessons learned exercise and will be considering a range of inputs before deciding what changes, if any, need to be made to public outsourcing policies and procedures.

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