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PPE Medpro: Contracts

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 97548, tabled on 28 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether provisions were included in public contracts with PPE Medpro Ltd in accordance with Regulation 73 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 enabling the contracting authority to terminate the contract where the contract should have been excluded from the procurement procedure.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

8 December 2022

The contract entered into with PPE Medpro Ltd for the supply of personal protective equipment contains termination clauses for a material breach and ‘convenience’. The ‘convenience’ clause is a break clause which allows the Department to terminate the contract for any reason.

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