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star this property registered interest false more like this
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Billing more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government who is responsible for auditing the payment performance data published by public authorities as required by sections 113(7) and 113(8) of the Public Service Contracts Regulations 2015; and what processes they use for such audits. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL13743 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Details of central government contracts above the value of £10,000 and wider public sector contracts above the value of £25,000 are published on Contracts Finder.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">Public procurement regulations do not contain requirements for public bodies to include auditing or whistleblowing policies in the operational delivery and management of public contracts.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Public bodies in scope of these regulations are individually responsible for ensuring the accuracy of their own data prior to publication, and operate their own whistleblowing policies.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government encourages whistleblowers to get independent advice (e.g. from Citizens Advice) to ensure that they are adequately protected.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Public sector suppliers that have not been paid on time can raise the issue with the Public Procurement Review Service.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-02-20T11:32:53.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T11:32:53.117Z
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less than 2019-02-21T14:27:38.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:27:38.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
1061364
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Sector: Billing more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what provisions they have put in place for whistleblowing concerning payment performance data published by public authorities as required by sections 113(7) and 113(8) of the Public Service Contracts Regulations 2015. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL13744 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>Public procurement regulations do not contain requirements for public bodies to include auditing or whistleblowing policies in the operational delivery and management of public contracts.</p><p>Public bodies in scope of these regulations are individually responsible for ensuring the accuracy of their own data prior to publication, and operate their own whistleblowing policies.</p><p>The Government encourages whistleblowers to get independent advice (e.g. from Citizens Advice) to ensure that they are adequately protected.</p><p>Public sector suppliers that have not been paid on time can raise the issue with the Public Procurement Review Service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-02-21T14:31:23.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:31:23.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
1061380
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Written Questions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice and guidance is available to ministers about answering written parliamentary questions. more like this
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Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
star this property uin HL13760 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>Guidance on responding to Parliamentary Questions, and details of ministerial responsibilities, can be found on Gov.uk. This guidance states that Ministers must:</p><ol><li>Adhere to the Ministerial Code</li><li>Give relevant information fully, as concisely as possible and in accordance with guidance on disproportionate cost.</li><li>Not omit information sought merely because disclosure could lead to political embarrassment or administrative inconvenience.</li><li>Provide an explanation if it is concluded that information should be withheld.</li><li>Take care to avoid answers which are literally true but likely to give rise to misleading inferences.</li><li>Provide responses to answers as follows:</li></ol><ul><li>Named Day – on the day specified</li><li>Ordinary Written – within 5 working days</li><li>House of Lords Written – within 10 working days</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-02-21T14:32:12.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:32:12.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this