Government Departments: Procurement

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 19th April 2016.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Chair, Work and Pensions Committee, Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much the Government recorded in his Department's spending analysis tool that it spent on acquisitions from external suppliers in the last year for which figures are available; and how much and what proportion of central government spending the Government spent with each of the 20 suppliers which received the largest proportion of that spending in that period.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

Holding answer received on 18 April 2016

In 2014-15 central government (excluding Network Rail) spent a total of £43.8 billion with external suppliers.

Recorded expenditure with each of the top 20 suppliers is set out in the following table:

Spend

% of total

Bae Systems Plc

£3.3bn

7.6%

Hewlett Packard Ltd

£1.3bn

2.9%

Babcock International Group

£1.2bn

2.7%

Awe Management Limited

£1.1bn

2.4%

Capgemini Uk Plc

£900m

2.1%

Capita Plc

£700m

1.6%

Finmeccanica Spa

£690m

1.6%

Rolls-Royce Plc

£650m

1.5%

Telereal Trillium

£640m

1.5%

BT Group Plc

£620m

1.4%

Airtanker Limited

£490m

1.1%

Atos

£490m

1.1%

The Boeing Company

£460m

1.1%

Qinetiq Limited

£440m

1.0%

Connect Ltd

£430m

1.0%

Serco Limited

£400m

0.9%

Thales Group

£380m

0.9%

Interserve Plc

£350m

0.8%

Airwave Solutions

£340m

0.8%

Carillion Plc

£330m

0.7%

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