Civil Service (Outsourcing)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 30th April 2014.

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Photo of Francis Maude Francis Maude The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office 11:30 am, 30th April 2014

We will take the same approach as the Government he supported—I think he was an adviser to the last Government—when they set up NHS Shared Business Services, which is also a joint venture with Steria. A number of jobs were offshored, but Britain has benefited because that entity has also created more jobs in the UK. We take the same approach as his Government took.

I will cheerfully take up your sensible suggestion, Mr Speaker, of writing to my hon. Friend Mr Hollobone.