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Police: Vehicles

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 7 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make it his policy to require police forces to purchase British-assembled vehicles for police force use. (283942)

The police service procures vehicles using framework arrangements managed by the National Policing Improvement Agency and the National Association of Police Fleet Managers. It is a requirement that these framework arrangements are procured in accordance with European Union procurement directives and United Kingdom public procurement regulations that prevent discrimination on national grounds.