Carillion

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 7th March 2018.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann Chair, Treasury Sub-Committee

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment has been made of the risk of contagion from the collapse of Carillion plc to other private companies and contracts in the public and private sector.

Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The Government is committed to maintaining a healthy supplier market and work closely with our key suppliers. We constantly monitor our largest suppliers.

From the point of liquidation, through the Official Receiver, we are continuing to pay for services received from suppliers and subcontractors on public sector contracts.

If any subcontractor experiences any difficulties, we would encourage them to talk in the first place to the Insolvency Service.

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