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THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED.
I would like to invite you to a TaxPayers' Alliance panel discussion on the future of public procurement.
Following the liquidation of Carillion and high-profile outsourcing controversies, a range of speakers from across the political spectrum and various areas of expertise have been invited to discuss the future of outsourcing.
Alex Wild - Research Director at the TaxPayers' Alliance - (Chair)
Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge MP - former chair of the Public Accounts Committee
Juliet Samuel - Telegraph columnist and former Wall Street Journal reporter
Ian Makgill - Founder of OpenOpps.com
Dan Lewis - IoD
Other speakers to be confirmed
Points the panel will discuss are:
- The NAO’s recent report on PFI.
- The effect of government deals on companies who sub-contract much of their work.
- The role of SMEs in procurement.
- The role of the tax system in procurement, and if cheap debt has an impact on decisions.
- Are ministers and civil servants correctly incentivised to choose the best options for taxpayers – or the riskiest?
- The perception that Carillion was making vast profits, when the opposite was true, and the media’s role in reporting these cases.
When: Monday 29 January 2018 at 5.30pm for 6pm (7.30pm finish)
Where: TaxPayers' Alliance, 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Drinks and light refreshments will be available. I do hope you are able to join us.
With best wishes,
The Future of Public Procurement: Panel Discussion
55 Tufton St
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