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Government Departments: Procurement

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 116638, tabled on 17 November 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to (a) identify and (b) tackle potential (i) conflicts of interest and (ii) bias in the Government procurement process.

Answered on

23 November 2020

Government departments are responsible for conducting their own procurements and must follow their own guidance and procedures on identifying, reporting and managing conflicts of interest in procurements.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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