Government Departments: Procurement

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 3rd April 2017.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government from which professional bodies the civil service seeks support to discharge procurement responsibilities, broken down by department.

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HM Government works with a number of professional bodies to discharge its procurement and commercial activities, principally the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM).

A detailed breakdown of departments’ dealings with these organisations is not held centrally.

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