Departments: Ministerial Red Boxes

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 25th July 2007.

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Photo of John Hemming John Hemming Liberal Democrat, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many ministerial red boxes his Department bought in each of the last five years; what the cost of each was; who the suppliers were: and what tendering process was used in selecting them.

Photo of Jonathan R Shaw Jonathan R Shaw Parliamentary Under-Secretary (and Minister for the South East), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

During the last five years DEFRA has purchased two ministerial red boxes, both were in financial year 2005-06, at a cost of 750.00 each. They were supplied by Banner Business Supplies.

As the value of orders was below the minimum HM Treasury threshold for competition, the orders were placed on a single tender basis with Banner Business Supplies.

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