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British Companies (Contracts)

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will conduct a review throughout his Department of the number and value of contracts allocated to British companies.

I have carried out a review which shows that the following orders were placed on United Kingdom contractors to the Ministry of Defence during the financial year 1984–85:

TotalValue (£ million)
Contracts including amendments placed by headquarters96,1917,819
Local purchase orders389,050303