Thangam Debbonaire – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Thangam Debbonaire on 2015-10-21.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the value for money of its contracts with the private sector.

Mike Penning

As part of improving the MoJ’s overall commercial capability a Contract Management Improvement Programme has been running across the department since early 2014, in order to implement and embed best practices in contract management. As part of this programme we have established new governance committees to strengthen our assurance of major contracts.

We have also renegotiated or retendered a number of our significant contracts to improve value for money from our private sector contractors.