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Public First: Contracts

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 28211, tabled on 6 July 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 6 October 2021 to Question 76729, what level of sign off by (a) officials and (b) special advisers was required for the award of the contract to Public First.

Answered on

12 July 2021

Further to the answer given to PQ 76729 on 6 October 2020, all contracts are approved by senior officials who alone have the authority to do so. Special Advisers are not permitted to authorise the expenditure of public funds.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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