To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what systems his Department used to record the results of the due diligence checks on suppliers of PPE during the covid-19 outbreak.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
15 July 2022
The results of due diligence were recorded by several Government departments, including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Defence. In the absence of a single, integrated system, financial due diligence on suppliers was recorded locally using bespoke systems and processes, such as Microsoft Office applications, Atamis, Mendix and Defence Share.