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Departmental Procurement

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what her Department's policy is on requesting discounts from its suppliers in return for swift payment of invoices. (220439)

The primary Departmental Procurement Policy is to achieve value for money.

Procurement therefore considers a range of measures to achieve value for money, including the attainment of discounts in return for prompter payment of invoices.