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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-17510: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 26 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what role the private sector has had in the creation of Social Security Scotland.

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 12 July 2018

The Scottish Government has awarded contracts to the private sector through the social security programme to support the creation of Social Security Scotland, including the first phase of the new social security IT system and property expertise to support the acquisition of the agency's primary sites in Dundee and Glasgow.

Details of contracts over £50,000 in value can be found on the Scottish Government's contract register on the Public Contracts Scotland procurement portal ( www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk ).