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Local Enterprise

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 31st October 2011.

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Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood Conservative, Oxford West and Abingdon 2:30 pm, 31st October 2011

Businesses in Oxford West and Abingdon tell me how important it is that they access local government procurement contracts, and about the difficulties they have in navigating some of the complicated procurement processes. The Government have taken some steps to support local businesses to access central

Government procurement processes, but how can the Secretary of State’s Department help to open up local government procurement processes in the same way?