Procurement (3)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of Leonie Cooper Leonie Cooper Labour

What action are you taking to encourage businesses to have good procurement policies?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

I am keen to lead by example and use my purchasing power, some £11 billion on procurement, to support the values that are included in my Responsible Procurement strategy- economic development and wealth creation; social development; and improvement of the environment.

The GLA's functional bodies use the procurement process to stimulate a range of terms and bring together key suppliers through forums such as the TfL key suppliers forum and broader business groups such as the City Hall's London Business Climate Leaders.