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Government Subcontractors and Suppliers: Payment

Part of Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – in the House of Commons on 24th April 2019.

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Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

I can tell my hon. Friend that the latest data shows that 10 of the 16 Government Departments were meeting the target of paying 90% of suppliers within five days, and 10 were also meeting the target of at least 96% of invoices within the 30-day target, so there is a good record overall.