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Department's strategy on use of private contractors examined

20 February 2017

International Development Committee hears from the Department for International Development (DFID) on the use of private contractors.


Monday 20 February 2017, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.00pm

Department for International Development

  • Joy Hutcheon, Director General, Finance and Corporate Performance
  • Nick Ford, Head of Procurement and Commercial Department

Purpose of the Session 

This session will investigate some of the key issues pertaining to DFID's use of private sector contractors. The Committee will question senior DFID officials on the Department's strategy in using contractors, procurement processes, and competitiveness in the supplier market, the performance of contractors and the supply chain and the use of smaller organisations.

Further information

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