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Department for International Trade: Contracts

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 66362, tabled on 2 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether it is his policy to require all companies bidding for contracts with his Department to demonstrate a commitment to the best possible outcomes for the UK after the UK leaves the EU as part of the cultural fit criteria.

Answered on

7 March 2017

The Crown Commercial Service’s template for procuring complex digital specialists and/or outcomes includes a ‘cultural fit’ criteria, as this is considered important in the digital marketplace.

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