SMEs: Public Contracts

Part of Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons on 16th July 2020.

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Photo of Henry Smith Henry Smith Conservative, Crawley

An SME in my constituency has recently redeployed to the manufacture of PPE equipment in response to the covid-19 pandemic, but it is finding it very hard to secure public contracts and, indeed, is in competition with international suppliers who actually cost more. What can be done to support SMEs who have redeployed to meet the national effort as we tackle coronavirus?