Cabinet Office written question – answered on 18th December 2018.

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Photo of James Frith James Frith Labour, Bury North

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he is taking steps to ensure that existing Carillion project sub-contractors are given priority consideration when tenders are being reissued.

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

It is illegal to favour specific suppliers in public tendering exercises. Subcontractors are appointed by prime contractors, and Government has no involvement with the allocation of sub-contractors for public contracts.

The Official Receiver is the official contact for subcontractors who worked on Carillion projects.

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