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Government Departments: Contracts

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 185523, tabled on 30 October 2018

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Crown Commercial Service collects data on the payment practices of SMEs holding contracts with central government.

Answered on

6 November 2018

This information is not held centrally.

Government strongly encourages businesses to report poor payment practice and instances of late payment, including late payment through the supply chain, in public sector contracts to the Mystery Shopper service in the Cabinet Office

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Cabinet Office