HC Deb 20 April 1990 vol 170 c1050W
Mr. Colvin

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his Department achieved the target of 5 per cent. saving in purchasing costs in 1988–89, set by the Paymaster-General, through use of the central unit on purchasing.

Mr. Ryder

I am pleased to report that the Treasury (excluding CISCO) achieved an 8.5 per cent. saving in overall purchasing costs in 1988–89.

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