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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons on 10th January 2019.

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Photo of Meg Hillier Meg Hillier Chair, Public Accounts Committee

It is not clear to me what the unforeseeable emergency was that allowed the Secretary of State to award the contract to Seaborne Freight outside the rules. Did he receive explicit legal advice about that, and if so, will he consider publishing it?