Government Departments: Contracts

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 12th March 2018.

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Photo of Faisal Rashid Faisal Rashid Labour, Warrington South

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what criteria the Government uses to award contracts to private companies.

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

Public sector procurers are required to assess value for money using criteria linked to the subject matter of the contract, including compliance with the published specification.

Regulations covering selection and award criteria are included in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015:

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