Public Sector: Billing

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 13th March 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Lewer Andrew Lewer Conservative, Northampton South

What steps he is taking to ensure that Government (a) suppliers and (b) subcontractors are paid on time.

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

We are committed to ensuring that 90% of invoices from SMEs are paid within 5 days, alongside paying all invoices within 30 days.

I announced new measures coming into force this year that will exclude suppliers from winning Government contracts if they fail to pay subcontractors on time.

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