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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 5th December 2018.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to his Department's press release New 'Social Value' contracts to revolutionise government procurement published on 19 November 2018, what steps is the Crown Commercial Service is taking to obtain from Interserve the key organisational information that he said could have smoothed the management of the liquidation of Carillion.

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

Government will obtain the kind of information which could have smoothed the management of the Carillion insolvency by introducing living wills. Interserve is one of the suppliers who have volunteered to pilot the use of living wills.

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