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Ministry of Defence: Small Businesses

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 52484, tabled on 21 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of the total procurement spend by his Department has been spent with small- and medium-sized enterprises in 2020-21.

Answered on

18 October 2021

In Financial Year 2019-20, the most recent year for which figures are available, 21.3% of MOD's total procurement spend is estimated to have gone directly and indirectly to small and medium-sized enterprises. This represents procurement spend for the core department and DSTL only. All other Executive Agencies and NDPBs are excluded.

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