MP quizzes minister on Carillion fallout

TORY ministers have been pressed on whether other government suppliers could be hit by fallout from the Carillion liquidation.

Sunday, 21st January 2018, 6:46 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st January 2018, 6:47 pm

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan questioned Cabinet Office minister Oliver Dowden about the impact of the firm’s collapse.

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In a written question, he asked whether any services provided by the other 29 strategic suppliers to government are ‘similarly exposed’ following the news.

Mr Dowden said: ‘At this time we do not believe that any of our major suppliers are in a comparable position to Carillion,’ adding the ‘financial health’ of strategic suppliers is being constantly monitored.