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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Question for HM Treasury

UIN HL3049, tabled on 7 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether HM Treasury is involved in the invitations to tender to build the three new solid support ships, in particular relating to the costs; and, in assessing the bids, what account will be taken of the impact on UK tax revenues of an overseas company being awarded the contract.

Answered on

20 November 2017

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for developing the assessment criteria for procurement programmes. Where these programmes exceed the Ministry of Defence’s delegated limits, HM Treasury provides additional scrutiny of programmes.

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