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Department for Work and Pensions: MAXIMUS Health and Human Services

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 4th March 2016.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what declarations under EU procurement guidelines Maximus made in tendering for the Work Capability Assessment contract.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

The Work Capability Assessment contract was awarded to Maximus Health and Human Services Ltd in line with the Government’s EU procurement guidelines. These guidelines include the grounds for the mandatory or discretionary rejection of suppliers and cover areas such as convictions for bribery, fraud, money laundering and debt in the EU under EU/UK Law. Maximus Health and Human Services Ltd made the appropriate declarations.

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