John Spellar – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Spellar on 2016-06-27.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to ensure that his Department’s purchasing policies support British (a) industry and (b) agriculture.

Mr Mark Francois

Public procurement policy is the responsibility of the Cabinet Office through the Crown Commercial Service.

The Department’s purchasing policies support the Government’s commitment to do all it can to ensure UK suppliers can compete effectively for public sector contracts, in line with our current international obligations and guidance issued by the Crown Commercial Service.