Public Procurement: Small Businesses

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons am 11:30 am ar 25 Mawrth 2015.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) 11:30, 25 Mawrth 2015

The Minister might confess that it would help if he bought enough desks for civil servants. In answer to 11 parliamentary questions, Whitehall Departments have told me that they have more civil servants than desks. In the Department for Transport, there are 6,600 officials and 1,500 desks. This sounds more like musical chairs than hot desking. Is it the cause of all the chaos and confusion in this Government?