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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 14 September 2017 to Question 7608, on Public Sector: Procurement, how many service users waived their right to anonymity in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 105509 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-11more like thismore than 2017-10-11
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Checking tax compliance is the responsibility of the contracting authority. This information is not held centrally. </del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In the 12 months from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017, 59 users of the Mystery</ins><br /><ins class="ministerial">Shopper service waived their right to anonymity.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-10-11T12:37:44.487Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-11T12:37:44.487Z
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less than 2017-10-12T14:09:19.673Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-12T14:09:19.673Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if the Government will implement a moratorium on those companies which are being investigated as a result of the Paradise Papers being awarded public sector contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 111733 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The 2015 Public Contract Regulations implemented the latest EU Public Procurement Directive, and introduced a new obligation for public bodies to exclude suppliers from a procurement where the supplier has been found guilty of breaching its obligations in relation to payment of taxes. This has been established by a judicial or administrative decision having final effect within the relevant jurisdiction.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 111779 more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T16:11:17.943Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T16:11:17.943Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
793900
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the effect of the provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 set at in Procurement Policy Note 04/15 on restricting the taking into account of past performance in awarding contracts on competition, social value and value for money from the public purse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 114989 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
star this property answer text <p>UK public procurement policy is to award contracts on the basis of value for money, which means the optimum combination of cost and quality over the lifetime of the project. Wider socio-economic criteria can be taken into account at tender evaluation stage if they relate directly to the subject matter of a contract from the point of view of the contracting authority.</p><p> </p><p>The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 explicitly allows past performance to be taken into account, and we issued Procurement Policy Note 04/15 to assist public procurers to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-11-28T16:04:40.533Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-28T16:04:40.533Z
star this property answering member
4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
794060
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the risk of a strategic supplier to the Government folding on the (a) the operation of public services and (b) value for money. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 115148 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the importance of managing relationships with Strategic Suppliers, including any risks to the operation of public services and the achievement value for money. Our Strategic Supplier Risk Management Policy has been published on GOV.UK:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/80222/20121108_Strategic_Supplier_Risk_Management_Policy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/80222/20121108_Strategic_Supplier_Risk_Management_Policy.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T15:48:53.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T15:48:53.71Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
801098
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to page 134 of the Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to improve procurement tools to make public sector contracts more accessible for SMEs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
star this property uin 117657 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
star this property answer text <p>We are continuing to improve the performance and functionality of the Contracts Finder web site, which allows users to view and search opportunities that are currently open to tender, pipelines of potential procurement activity and awarded contracts.</p><p> </p><p>Contracts Finder has recently been enhanced to deliver improved search for suppliers, a better experience for buyers and accessibility improvements for all users. New supply chain functionality and registration processes have been added to improve visibility of opportunities available to SMEs in the supply chain. In addition, organisation identifiers for suppliers and buyers have been added to improve our Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) implementation. Further enhancements will be developed and deployed by March.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Crown Commercial Service will improve its digital procurement platforms to make it easier for suppliers to do business with the government, for example through implementation of the Crown Marketplace purchasing platform.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-12-12T15:49:37.157Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-12T15:49:37.157Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4396
star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
806147
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office,what assessment he has made of the opportunities to increase social value in public procurement following the UK’s departure from the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd West more like this
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Mr David Jones more like this
star this property uin 119348 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The current public procurement rules will continue to apply until the UK has left the EU following the successful conclusion of exit negotiations. The longer-term opportunities for our procurement regulations are being considered carefully.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T15:44:13.48Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T15:44:13.48Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make Government buying standards for public procurement mandatory across the whole of the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol East more like this
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Kerry McCarthy more like this
star this property uin 120305 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-22more like thismore than 2017-12-22
star this property answer text <p>The use of the Balanced Scorecard approach becomes mandatory for central government departments and their agencies as existing contracts are renewed.</p><p> </p><p>Its use is also highly recommended for other public sector bodies, but cannot be mandated because responsibility for procurement decisions is delegated to local level.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-12-22T12:26:38.347Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-22T12:26:38.347Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kerry McCarthy more like this
809887
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 12 December 2017 to Question 117657, what guidance he plans to issue to business on the improvement made to those digital procurement platforms. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 120507 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Commercial Service emails all registered suppliers with details of enhancements to Contracts Finder in advance and when they are released. Contracts Finder is also featured in our programme of presentations to SMEs and industry bodies.</p><p> </p><p>As Crown Marketplace progresses past the test phase a supplier engagement strategy (which includes communications and guidance) is being developed. Crown Marketplace continues to engage closely with the supplier market including SMEs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T11:02:12.277Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T11:02:12.277Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
809888
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 12 December 2017 to Question 117657, on Public Sector: Procurement, what plans he has to reduce the volume of information required for businesses that bid for public procurement contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 120508 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>We have already taken action to ensure that bidding processes are simplified across the public sector. Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ) have been abolished for low value contracts, and a streamlined, standard Selection Questionnaire introduced for those instances where it is required.</p><p> </p><p>The standard Selection Questionnaire asks potential suppliers to initially just self-declare their status against the exclusion grounds and selection questions. This reduces the burden on organisations providing evidence against those checks and aligns with the process required in the PCR 2015 for the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD).</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to look for ways to reduce the burdens place on companies bidding for government business, especially for smaller businesses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T11:03:06.38Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T11:03:06.38Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Procurement remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to his Department's news story of 18 December 2017 about the 200 suppliers who sign up to the Contracts Finder service each week, how many of those suppliers are SMEs; and if he will provide a breakdown of those firms by region. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 121203 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>In the period 1 September to 8 December 2017, the average number of supplier organisations that registered on Contracts Finder each week was 232, of which 78% were SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently not able to provide a breakdown of these by region.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2018-01-11T11:14:49.84Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T11:14:49.84Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this