HC Deb 09 May 1990 vol 172 c127W
Mr. Devlin

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what value for money savings have been achieved by his Department in the last year; and how much of this was as a result of advice from the central unit on purchasing.

Mr. Atkins

The value for money savings made on procurement in 1989–90 are approximately £90 million. The Department takes advice from the central unit on purchasing and it is not possible to apportion savings arising from improved purchasing practices in DTp and those arising from CUP.

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