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Committee questions Ministers on local government procurement

16 December 2013

The Communities and Local Government Committee holds its seventh session for Local Government Procurement inquiry. This session will hear from Communities and Local Government and Cabinet Office Ministers reforming public sector procurement. 

It will examine issues ranging from efficiency savings to tackling fraud to assess the potential for improvement in local authority procurement.

 Monday 16 December 2013

Witnesses

4.15pm: Reforming local government procurement

  • Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society, Cabinet Office
  • Baroness Stowell of Beeston, Parliamentary Under Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

Background

In July the Committee launched an investigation into local government procurement with a focus on the extent to which the sector is delivering good value for money and meeting the objectives of local communities. 

This session will hear from Communities and Local Government and Cabinet Office Ministers reforming public sector procurement. It will examine issues ranging from efficiency savings to tackling fraud to assess the potential for improvement in local authority procurement.

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