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Overseas Aid

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 906682, tabled on 11 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to support British businesses when awarding contracts for overseas projects.

Answered on

17 December 2014

Contract awards for overseas projects must be run fairly to EU legislation, open to all suppliers. UK companies are very successful in DFID winning over 90% of the centrally managed contracts. We support and encourage UK companies and SMEs through forums with UKTI and FCO.

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