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Procurement

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 211175, tabled on 20 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of her Department's direct spending on procurement was with companies defined as small businesses according to the definition given by the Annex to the European Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC of 6 May 2003 for each of the last five years.

Answered on

23 October 2014

DFID does not record information on the classifications of business below the overall category ‘small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME’s) therefore we cannot respond to the level of detail you have specified.

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