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Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 19th October 2012.

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Photo of Chris White Chris White Conservative, Warwick and Leamington

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps his Department has taken to prepare for the introduction of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012.

Photo of Richard Benyon Richard Benyon The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Core DEFRA is currently doing a thorough review of all its templates and processes to ensure they comply with the full range of legislative and policy requirements.

The Cabinet Office will be issuing advice soon to procurers and commissioners to advise them of the duties the Public Services (Social Value) Act will place upon them. We will review our own arrangements again in the light of that guidance.

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