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Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electricity Generation: Public Sector (27 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The latest State of the Estate Report 2015-2016 references both the Greening Government Commitments and fulfils the reporting requirements under the Climate Change Act 2008. It reports on energy efficiency performance against government commitments. The next Government Estates Strategy due to be published shortly will continue to ensure the government estate plays its full part in reducing...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Carillion (7 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Government is committed to maintaining a healthy supplier market and work closely with our key suppliers. We constantly monitor our largest suppliers. From the point of liquidation, through the Official Receiver, we are continuing to pay for services received from suppliers and subcontractors on public sector contracts. If any subcontractor experiences any difficulties, we would...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Recruitment (14 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Cabinet Office has a framework of 6 executive agencies is available for senior recruitment across all Government departments and Arms Length Bodies. The agencies are Russell Reynolds, Odgers Berndtson, Gatenby Sanderson, Veredus, Carbon and Moloney Search. Arms Length Bodies are also able to contract external recruitment agencies through the Dynamic Purchasing System. The information is...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Kier Group (27 Jun 2019)

Oliver Dowden: Section 40 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 requires certain public sector contracting authorities to give reasonable assistance to investigations by the Cabinet Office’s Public Procurement Review Service. The Public Procurement Review Service investigates concerns raised by suppliers about public procurement practice, including late payment. It has not carried out...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Interserve (27 Jun 2019)

Oliver Dowden: Section 40 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 requires certain public sector contracting authorities to give reasonable assistance to investigations by the Cabinet Office’s Public Procurement Review Service. The Public Procurement Review Service investigates concerns raised by suppliers about public procurement practice, including late payment. It has not carried out...

Business of the House (26 May 2016)

Oliver Dowden: In Potters Bar, there are proposals for more than 750 new houses to be built on the edge of town, but in a neighbouring local authority. Will the Deputy Leader of the House find time for us to debate the importance of the duty to co-operate in local planning processes so that planning decisions properly take into account the needs of residents in places such as Potters Bar?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Living Wage (9 Oct 2018)

Oliver Dowden: No staff in Cabinet Office, No.10 and its agencies that work inside Greater London are paid at a rate below the London Living Wage of £10.20 per hour. A total of 85 staff in Cabinet Office, No.10 and its agencies that work outside Greater London are paid at a rate below the London Living Wage of £10.20 per hour. They are all paid above the National Real Living Wage.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Contracts (6 Nov 2018)

Oliver Dowden: This information is not held centrally. The government is determined to ensure that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum and Living Wage (NMW) receives it. Anyone who feels they have been unpaid NMW should contact the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) helpline on 0300 123 1100 or via the online complaints form at the following link:...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (4 Mar 2019)

Science and Technology: Digital government. 1:15 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ..., Interim Chief Digital and Information Officer, Department for Work and Pensions Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Malvern Hills Trust (17 Mar 2020)

Oliver Dowden: The Department has no plans to make the Malvern Hills Trust subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Malvern Hills Trust recently consulted publicly on proposals to amend its governance provisions and will set out its next steps in due course. The Department is in discussion with the Charity Commission and the charity on the most appropriate means of taking the changes forward and...

G20 Summit (7 Sep 2016)

Oliver Dowden: Is it not vital during this Brexit period that we maintain confidence? Is it not the case that with the opportunity to forge new global trade deals, with record low interest rates, and with the opportunity to free ourselves from burdensome regulation, now is a golden time to invest in the United Kingdom? Will the Prime Minister use forums such as the G20 to continue to make that case?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Procurement (22 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and this Government is committed to supporting them in securing public sector contracts. To that end, we have already streamlined our procurement processes to assist small businesses, and we continue to focus on breaking down the barriers that might deter SMEs. We are committed to working with SMEs and our aspiration remains to spend 33%...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Public Appointments (27 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: We remain committed to making better use of data across government and opening up government data sets where appropriate. We have been developing plans for a Chief Data Officer role and more information will be announced in due course. In the meantime, the Chief Executive of the Civil Service will continue to chair the Data Advisory Board to drive forward this agenda at the most senior level...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electronic Government: Proof of Identity (31 Oct 2018)

Oliver Dowden: These contracts we procured through the GOV.UK Verify (Identity Assurance) Framework Agreement, published on Contracts Finder. The value of these individual contracts within that Framework Agreement is not publically available due to commercially sensitivities. Contracts published prior to 26 February 2015 can be viewed at: https://data.gov.uk/data/contracts-finder-archive Those published...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Procurement (3 Apr 2019)

Oliver Dowden: A list of all public sector buyers that have used Crown Commercial Service commercial arrangements can be viewed at the following link. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/current-crown-commercial-service -suppliers-what-you-need-to-know Publicly available information indicating which public sector buyers have purchased services via the Digital Marketplace frameworks can be found here: ...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Conservative Party-DUP Agreement (31 Oct 2019)

Oliver Dowden: The 2017 Confidence and Supply Agreement, which was for the duration of this Parliament, has provided certainty and stability that the country needed as we embarked on Brexit and beyond. The Conservative and Unionist Party has worked with the Democratic Unionist Party to govern in the national interest. Parliament has now resolved to hold an early general election, which will bring this...

Bills Presented: Early Parliamentary General Election (29 Oct 2019)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) The Prime Minister, supported by Secretary Dominic Raab, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Michael Gove, Secretary Priti Patel, Oliver Dowden and Secretary Stephen Barclay, presented a Bill to make provision for a parliamentary general election to be held on 12 December 2019. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time today, and...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Servants: Migrant Workers (18 Jan 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Civil Service does not routinely collect information on the nationality of civil servants and there are currently no plans to collect information on the number of non-UK EU and EEA nationals working in each Civil Service department. The Cabinet Office will continue to work with DExEU and the Home Office to ensure that the Civil Service Nationality Rules continue to be operable as broader...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: ICT (22 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: It is not government policy to award only to US hyperscale cloud providers. It is our policy to award contracts on the basis of value for money, whilst doing everything we can to encourage UK suppliers, and UK SME's in particular, to win business. This is achieved through competitive tender in accordance with public procurement legislation. Information on cloud hosting contracts for...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Servants: Codes of Practice (6 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Civil Service Management Code is kept under regular review. The Government is committed to amending the Code in relation to the business appointment rules as set out in its response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report: ‘Managing Ministers and officials conflict of interest: time for clearer values, principles and action’. The report can be found...


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