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Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 14461, tabled on 8 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department is taking steps to enable local councils to avoid contracts with Gazprom.

Answered on

13 June 2022

The Government was pleased to lay the Local Government (Exclusion of Non-commercial Considerations) (England) Order 2022 on Wednesday 25th May, as set out here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/id/ukdsi/2022/9780348235500

The Order will be debated in the House of Commons on Monday 20 June and if made, will allow local authorities to follow the Cabinet Office Procurement Policy Notice (PPN 01/2022), as set out here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/procurement-policy-note-0122-contracts-with-suppliers-from-russia-and-belarus

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