Electronic Tagging

Justice written question – answered on 5th September 2013.

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Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether firms involved in over-charging for electronic tagging services will still be excluded from bidding for further departmental contracts.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

In his statement to the House on this subject on 11 July, the Secretary of State announced an audit of every contract that the Ministry of Justice holds with the companies in question—namely, G4S and Serco. The Department will not be awarding any new contracts to the two companies unless the outcome of this process is satisfactory.

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