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Departmental Work (Private Contractors)

Volume 931: debated on Monday 9 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the total amount paid to private contractors in respect of work carried out for his department in the last financial year.

I regret that information about the total payments made to private contractors for work of various kinds and chargeable to Departmental Votes cannot be obtained without disproportionate cost. Payments embrace a wide variety of contractual arrangements.