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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Electronic Purchasing Card Solution

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 108121, tabled on 12 December 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to his Department’s publication of government procurement card spending over £500 for June 2022, what was the (a) nature and (b) purpose of the services for which Entourage was paid £6,941.43 on 17 June 2022.

Answered on

22 December 2022

Entourage Production were contracted by the British Embassy in Stockholm for the production, planning and staffing of event performances at the 2022 Queen's Birthday Party. Staff considered a number of bids; Entourage Productions was felt to represent the best value for money in terms of lowest cost and the range of services provided. The Queen's Birthday Party was funded by a combination of GREAT UK funding and private sponsorship.